UPDATE 1:38 p.m.: VDOT says crews have lifted the closures along I-81 North after removing a tractor-trailer that crashed on the side of the road in Montgomery County Thursday.



MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A tractor-trailer ended up on the side of the road in Montgomery County Thursday morning, resulting in closures and delays along I-81 North.

According to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), the northbound left shoulder and left lane are closed at mile marker 129.6 of I-81.

VDOT says traffic is currently backed up for about three miles along the interstate because of the crash.