CHESTER, CT (WFSB) - Route 9 north has partially reopened in Chester after being shut down on Wednesday afternoon.

According to state police, some kind of incident happened near exit 6 that required the assistance of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

Troopers said just before 2 p.m. on Wednesday that they expected the highway to be closed for a few hours.

One lane had reopened by 5 p.m.

No other details were released.

For real-time traffic updates, check the Channel 3 traffic map here.

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