UPDATE: Disabled tractor-trailer cleared on Interstate 81 South in Roanoke County

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(Photo: courtesy MGN)

UPDATE 3:02 p.m.: VDOT says that the disabled tractor-trailer has been cleared at mile marker 134 on I-81 South in Roanoke County.

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A disabled tractor-trailer has caused a miles-long backup on Interstate 81 southbound in Roanoke County.

A WFXR News crew passing the scene said the backup was miles-long.

The Virginia Department of Transportation said the left lane and left shoulder at mile marker 134 are closed.

Traffic backed up for miles on Interstate 81 in Roanoke County on Thursday, March 26. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Transportation)

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