Highway Patrol Dispatch confirms Highway 11 is back open in both directions. Dispatchers couldn't offer any further information about what caused the highway down to one lane this afternoon.
Highway 11 in Lenoir County northbound was down to one lane just before 6:00 p.m. Thursday because of an accident just south of the Dupont plant.
A small compact car was heavily damaged in the crash. The car was in the median. It appears at least one other vehicle was involved.
There is no word if anyone was injured.
Just before 6:00 p.m., traffic was starting to back up in the southbound lane but was still moving. Traffic in the northbound lane was not affected by the crash.