Update: at 7:30am 9W was reportedly reopened, but expect residual delays throughout the morning.

A major accident closed down Route 9W on Thursday morning in both directions.

An overturned vehicle has closed down both North and South lanes on Route 9W near Esopus. Hudson Valley traffic reporter Nancy Reamy says that the accident occurred between Burroughs Drive and Salvatore Drive early this morning.

The closure has traffic completely jammed on Route 9W south starting at Park Lane and north from Route 299.

There is no indication how long the closure will take place. We will keep you posted throughout the morning.

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