UPDATE: I-77 South reopened after crash in Bland County at Big Walker Mountain Tunnel

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UPDATE 11:32 a.m.: According to VDOT, the Bland County vehicle crash at Big Walker Mountain Tunnel has been cleared, allowing I-77 South to reopen to motorists.

BLAND COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Bland County traffic is backed up for several miles due to a vehicle crash on I-77 South at Big Walker Mountain Tunnel Friday morning.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) says all southbound lanes are closed on I-77 at Big Walker Mountain Tunnel South.

Traffic is currently backed up for approximately two miles along I-77 from the southbound entrance to the tunnel, according to VDOT.

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