Route 9 reopened after tractor-trailer removed

Two cranes are used to raise overturned tractor-trailer on River Road (Route 9) south of New Castle. (Photo: Delaware Free News)

NEW CASTLE, DELAWARE (2/6/2017)  River Road (Route 9) south of New Castle, closed for hours today due to an overturned tractor-trailer, has been reopened, the Delaware Department of Transportation announced this evening.

DelDOT reported the road reopened between Carroll Drive and the entrance to the Dobbinsville community at 6:20 p.m.

Two cranes were needed to raise the tractor-trailer back into an upright position.

No injuries were reported in the crash.