UPDATE 5:35 p.m.: The tractor-trailer crash on I-81 north in Montgomery County has been cleared.
Traffic is moving normally around this area.
UPDATE 5:00 p.m.: Delays behind a tractor-trailer crash are lessening.
VDOT says the traffic is still backed up approximately three miles from the site of the crash at mile marker 122.2 of I-81 north in Montgomery County.
Drivers are still urged to find another route as traffic continues to thin out. The northbound left shoulder is still closed in this area; however, all travel lanes are said to be open.
UPDATE 4:05 p.m.: There are still significant backups being reported along a stretch of I-81 north in Montgomery County.
VDOT says that traffic is backed up approximately four miles from the site of the crash at mile marker 122.
All travel lanes are open; however, the left shoulder remains closed in this area due to the crash.
UPDATE 3:30 p.m.: VDOT says the left lane has reopened after an earlier tractor-trailer crash temporarily shut down that lane of travel on I-81 north in Montgomery County.
The left shoulder remains closed at mile marker 122.2.
A VDOT traffic camera shows northbound traffic is moving very slowly as traffic is backed up around two miles behind the crash.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – A tractor-trailer crash is slowing traffic along a stretch of I-81 north in Montgomery County.
According to VDOT, the crash is located at mile marker 122.2 of I-81 north.
VDOT says the northbound left lane and left shoulder are both closed due to the crash.
Drivers should find another route to avoid any significant delays.
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