Northbound U.S. 29 near Linton Hall Road in Gainesville was closed for hours Friday a tractor-trailer overturned near Linton Hall Road.

Traffic was diverted onto Linton Hall Road, and backups stretched for miles in the Gainesville and Haymarket areas.

There were no injuries in the wreck, which happened about 2 p.m., but there was extended clean-up at the scene.

One lane northbound was reopened by 6:45 p.m.



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