Debris causes backups on Route 1 interchange

Construction materials spilled on the road caused a major backup on southbound Route 1 at the Interstate 95 interchange. (Photo: Delaware Free News)

CHRISTIANA, DELAWARE (12/6/2017) Construction materials that spilled onto the roadway from a truck caused noontime backups on southbound Route 1 near Interstate 95 on Tuesday.

Delaware State Police said the lumber and other materials caused multiple lane closures, with only a single lane getting by until the debris was cleared.

Weekend repairs to close I-95, I-495 lanes