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Lanes reopen after multi-vehicle crash backs up eastbound traffic on Butler Boulevard

The two right lanes were blocked between Kernan and Hodges, but have since reopened.
Credit: FDOT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla — Update: As of 9:48 a.m., all lanes of James Turner Butler Boulevard have reopened.

Original story: Drivers heading east on James Turner Butler Boulevard Thursday should expect delays or seek an alternate route due to a multiple vehicle crash blocking traffic.

The Florida Highway Patrol's traffic incidents page reports troopers were dispatched to one crash with injuries at 8:24 a.m. Another incident on the page is listed as a hit-and-run crash.

Drivers who need an alternate route can take Beach Boulevard via I-295 or exit at Kernan Boulevard.