One northbound lane of Interstate 95 in Augusta will remain closed through Wednesday morning as the result of a tractor-trailer accident Tuesday.

Commuters Wednesday morning should expect delays between exits 109 and 112 in Augusta, according to a news release from Stephen McCausland, spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety. Motorists are advised to take exit 109 onto Western Avenue and use Leighton Road to avoid the highway.

The accident happened about 12:30 p.m. between exits 109 and 112 in Augusta near the Bond Brook Bridge, which was the site of another tractor-trailer accident last week, according to an earlier release from the public safety department.

Although workers had hoped to open the lane by the Tuesday evening commute, McCausland said Tuesday evening that the lane could remain closed until they’re able to remove the wreckage Wednesday morning.

“It’s got a long way to go,” McCausland said.

The truck that crashed was a Trioiano Waste Services truck, according to McCausland.

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