UPDATE: MMMBT northbound now open after crash

Posted at 4:59 PM, Sep 12, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-12 17:54:13-04

UPDATE:  The tunnel has now reopened. There are still backups in this area. Expect continued delays. 

Suffolk, Va. – Right now, the northbound side of the Monitor Merrimac Bridge Tunnel is closed due to a crash.

Crews are on the scene now and they expect to open the tunnel in about 30 minutes.

The back up is now over two miles.

Drivers can expect major delays and should use an alternate route.