UPDATE: Tractor-trailer crash cleared on I-81 South in Montgomery County

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(Photo: Courtesy wokandapix via MGN Online)

(Photo: Courtesy wokandapix via MGN Online)

UPDATE 9:45 a.m.: VDOT says that crews have cleared the scene of Tuesday morning’s tractor-trailer wreck in Montgomery County that delayed motorists for several miles on I-81 South.


UPDATE 8:06 a.m.: According to VDOT, traffic is backed up for approximately four miles on I-81 South following a tractor-trailer wreck in Montgomery County.

However, VDOT says all southbound travel lanes are back open at mile marker 130 on I-81.


MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Montgomery County motorists should expect to see some backups along I-81 South Tuesday morning after a tractor-trailer wreck resulted in some lane closures.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) says the southbound right lane and right shoulder are closed at mile marker 130 on I-81.

While VDOT has yet to share an estimate of the delays resulting from this crash, the 511 online traffic map shows southbound traffic slowing down as far away as mile marker 132.

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