I-95 near Princeton, NJ is a bit messy

UpdateAs of 1:50pm, 511NJ.com reports debris remains in the northbound I-95 lanes at the Route 206 Exit in Mercer County. Two lanes are now getting by with the only right lane closed.

If you plan on taking I-95 northbound near Princeton, NJ., think again.

The New Jersey State Police report an overturned tractor-trailer has all lanes shut down.

This is on the northbound lanes on I-95 approaching Exit 7 for Route 206, which can take you to Princeton or Trenton. 

At 10:45 a.m. all Northbound lanes were blocked and traffic was being diverted on Exit 7A, which sends you on Route 206 towards Trenton. Drivers can find their way back to I-95 by turning left on Darrah Lane and using Princeton Pike or Route 1 to get back to I-95.

Also, the signs can get confusing in the area because I-95 changes to I-295 at Route 1. 

The driver escaped with only minor injuries, but the crash spilled debris on the road. 

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Also, in the area, NJ511.com reported an accident on the I-95 northbound ramp to Exit 5 – Federal City Rd in Lawrence Twp. The exit ramp is closed, causing a 10-15 minute delay.

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