UPDATE: All lanes reopened as crash on I-81 north in Montgomery County has been cleared

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Backups due to a crash on I-81 north in Montgomery County. (Image courtesy of VDOT).

UPDATE 5:20 p.m.: VDOT traffic cameras indicate the crash at mile marker 124 on I-81 north in Montgomery County is cleared and traffic is flowing normally around this area.


UPDATE 5:00 p.m.: All lanes of I-81 north at mile marker 124 have been reopened after an earlier crash has been cleared.

VDOT says that backups are still around four miles but that should thin out shortly.


MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – A third crash on I-81 in Montgomery County today is causing more problems.

This latest crash is located at mile marker 124.

The northbound left shoulder, left lane and right shoulder are all closed.

Traffic is getting past using the right lane; however, backups behind the crash are shown to be nearly four miles.

Drivers can expect significant delays if traveling in this area.

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