UPDATE: Vehicle fire leads to shoulder closure along I-81 South in Montgomery County

New River Valley News

(Photo: Courtesy VDOT)

UPDATE 8:03 a.m.: According to VDOT, the southbound right shoulder is still closed at mile marker 118 on I-81 South after Thursday morning’s vehicle fire in Montgomery County.


MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Montgomery County motorists may run into delays Thursday morning due to a vehicle fire along I-81 South.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) says the southbound right lane and right shoulder are closed at mile marker 118 of I-81.

As of this writing, VDOT traffic cameras show law enforcement officers and and first responders around a smoking vehicle on the interstate.

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