UPDATE: I-81 near mile marker 146 cleared from tractor-trailer breakdown in Roanoke County

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Drivers will find traffic delays southbound on Interstate 81 at mile marker 146 due to a tractor-trailer breakdown. (Photo: Courtesy VDOT)

UPDATE 6:30 P.M.: All lanes are now clear on Interstate 81 near mile marker 146 from a tractor-trailer breakdown on Thursday afternoon.

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Drivers will find traffic delays southbound on Interstate 81 at mile marker 146 due to a tractor-trailer breakdown on Thursday afternoon.

According to Virginia State Police, the south right lane and right shoulder are closed.

The truck’s breakdown has caused a four-mile backup, VDOT said.

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