UPDATE: Crashes cleared on I-81 north in Montgomery County

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UPDATE 11:20 a.m.: The crash on I-81 north at mile marker 108 has been cleared.


UPDATE 10:35 a.m: The crash at mile marker 124 on I-81 north in Montgomery County has been cleared.

The initial crash involving a tractor-trailer is still creating some problems for drivers. VDOT says backups are still around four miles at mile marker 108 near Radford; however, traffic cameras in the area show traffic is moving normally around mile marker 107.


UPDATE 9:50 a.m.: A pair of crashes are causing issues for drivers along I-81 north in Montgomery County.

The original tractor-trailer crash is at mile marker 108 in Montgomery County, near Radford.

VDOT says backups here are approaching four miles.

The north right lane and right shoulder are still closed.

The remnants of a crash on I-81 north in Montgomery County near mile marker 124. (Image courtesy of Hazelmarie Anderson/WFXR).

A new crash has been reported at mile marker 124 – also in the northbound lanes.

This crash has shut down the north left lane and left shoulder.

Backups here are reportedly around one mile.

Drivers can expect delays when traveling in this area.


UPDATE 9:15 a.m.: Significant backups are being reported behind a tractor-trailer crash on I-81 north near Radford.

VDOT says the crash, located at mile marker 108 has backups of over two miles.

Drivers can expect delays if traveling in this area.


MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – A tractor-trailer crash is slowing morning commuters on I-81 northbound near the Radford exits.

According to VDOT, the crash is located at mile marker 108 and has closed the northbound right lane and right shoulder.

Traffic backups are reported to be around one-half of a mile.

Drivers can expect delays if traveling in this area.

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