I-540 lanes reopen after crash near Glenwood Avenue

Wake County News

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A crash blocked lanes on Interstate 540 near Glenwood Avenue for about 90 minutes on Tuesday afternoon.

The wreck was reported just after 4:45 p.m. in the westbound lanes of I-540 near U.S. 70, which is Glenwood Avenue, exit 4, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

At the height of rush hour, the right two lanes of I-540 were closed. Traffic cameras from the area showed heavy back-ups at the scene.

With the exception of the shoulder, the highway reopened by 6:15.

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