Traffic backup on 495 after weather-related incident

FORESTVILLE, Md. (WUSA) -- A weather-related incident caused a traffic backup on the outer loop of 495 at Branch Avenue, officials said.

Two disabled tractor trailers caused the backup due to inclement weather conditions. Officials were able to clear the scene by 09:20 p.m.

As of now, the left lane is moving slowly. Our WUSA9 reporter, Debra Alfarone said the traffic on the outerloop was moving slowly around 7:20 p.m and there were "miles and miles" of backup.

There have been no reported injuries.


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