PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A portion of Interstate 95 in Northeast Philadelphia collapsed Sunday morning after a large vehicle fire.
Vehicle fire on I-95 northbound between Exit 30 - Cottman Ave/Rhawn St and Exit 32 - Academy Rd/Linden Ave. All lanes closed.
Tumar Alexander from the City of Philadelphia Managing Director's Office said it will be a long time to address this roadway collapse.
CBS News Traffic Reporter Chandler Lutz said this is going to cause major traffic issues for the foreseeable future.
The Philadelphia Streets Department said residents in the Northeast should "expect delays" in trash and recycling collections.
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kennedy said he is grateful for the city's first responders in helping keep everyone safe.
The National Transportation Safety Board is sending a team to conduct a safety investigation on the tanker fire and collapse. »