I-295 gridlocked early Tuesday morning due to crash

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – I-295 at Normandy Boulevard is clear after a crash with injuries on the northbound side gridlocked the interstate for hours Tuesday morning,

The Sheriff’s Office closed all lanes, then reopened one, and one more around 6 a.m., before fully clearing the scene after 8:30 a.m. The crash happened just before 5 a.m.

News4Jax Traffic Reporter Lena Pringle advised the following alternate routes during the thick of the traffic:

If you were traveling on I-295 northbound, the exit to Wilson Boulevard, and then use of Lane Avenue were advised to get North.

Memorial Park Road was closed at I-295 as well. Drivers were diverted to take Commonwealth Avenue to get to I-10 and then exit to I-295 to continue North.

FHP reported another crash in the area on I-295 at Herlong Road at 6 a.m. The right shoulder was blocked, but the crash cleared quickly.

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