Raleigh Beltline westbound reopens near Glenwood

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RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A vehicle fire closed all westbound lanes of I-440 near Glenwood Avenue for about 30 minutes on Wednesday afternoon, officials say.

The incident was reported at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday near exit 7, which is Glenwood Avenue.

Traffic was backed up beyond Wake Forest Road, according to traffic cameras in the area.

Just before 5 p.m., three lanes reopened, but the two right lanes are still closed. By 6 p.m., the road had reopened completely and traffic was flowing smoothly.

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