Accident snarls southbound I-85 near Durham-Orange border

From staff reportsAugust 31, 2011 

A NCDOT traffic camera on I-85 near the Durham-Orange county line captured emergency responders working the scene of a southbound traffic accident around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 31, 2011.

A vehicle accident has closed all lanes of southbound Interstate 85 at mile marker 171, in Durham County near the Orange County line.

The state Department of Transportation says the lanes reopened about 2 hours after the accident was reported.

Southbound motorists were being directed to take US 15/501 South to I-40 westbound.

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