Vehicle fire closes all southbound lanes on Monitor-Merrimac Bridge-Tunnel

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UPDATE: Southbound traffic is moving again on the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge-Tunnel.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A vehicle fire has closed all southbound lanes on the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge-Tunnel. 

VDOT sent out the alert for the fire at 3:46 p.m.

They say traffic will be detoured and motorists should expect major delays. If you’re trying to get to the Southside, you might want to take the HRBT or the James River Bridge instead.

Stay with for developments. 

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