UPDATE 1:41 P.M.: All southbound lanes have re-opened on Interstate 77 in Wythe County, according to VDOT. Delays of five miles are still reported.
UPDATE 12:53 p.m.: VDOT Salem says Carroll County traffic is still backed up for seven miles while crews keep the left lane of I-77 South closed at mile marker 2.8 to clean up from Friday morning’s tractor-trailer crash.
UPDATE 10:37 a.m.: The Carroll County delay is now at eight miles, with VDOT cameras continuing to show vehicle squeezing by the crash scene in the southbound right shoulder on I-77.
UPDATE 9:23 a.m.: According to VDOT, the delays along I-77 South in Carroll County have now stretched to approximately six miles due to Friday morning’s tractor-trailer crash.
UPDATE 8:46 a.m.: Crews have closed another lane along I-77 South at the scene of Friday morning’s tractor-trailer crash, which is backing up Carroll County traffic for several miles.
VDOT says the southbound left shoulder, left lane, and right shoulder are closed at mile marker 2.8 on I-77, forcing motorists to use the right shoulder to pass the crash site.
Traffic is currently backed up for 2.5 miles on I-77 South, according to VDOT.
CARROLL COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Friday morning motorists can expect delays in Carroll County due to a tractor-trailer crash along I-77 South.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) says both the left lane and the right lane are closed at mile marker 2.8 on I-77 South. However, VDOT’s cameras show vehicles slowly driving along the right shoulder around the crash site.
According to VDOT, southbound traffic is currently backed up for approximately one mile on I-77 in Carroll County due to the crash.
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