It happened just south of the Beltline around 11 a.m. Wednesday.
Northbound traffic on Wake Forest Road was originally diverted onto Six Forks Road. The northbound traffic flow was restored around 3 p.m.
Traffic flow in all directions was restored on Wake Forest Road, and both Beltline exit ramps reopened just after 5 p.m..
Pavement repairs are underway on the southbound lanes, and they should be reopened later today.
The Applebees and Blockbusters stores on Wake Forest Road wereevacuated. No injuries have been reported.