Vehicle fire shuts down all eastbound lanes at HRBT, snarls traffic


(Photo courtesy: VDOT)

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A vehicle fire shut down all eastbound lanes in Hampton at the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel.

Motorists can expect major delays due to congestion, VDOT tweeted. There was a two-mile delay as of 6 p.m.

State dispatchers said the fire happened before the bridge-tunnel. The call came in reporting the fire at 5:40 p.m. It was cleared by 6:08 p.m., according to VDOT.

No injuries were reported.

There was also a four-mile delay going westbound at the HRBT in Norfolk as of 6 p.m.

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