UPDATE: Tractor-trailer accident cleared on I-81N in Montgomery County

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(Photo: Courtesy VDOT)

(Photo: Courtesy VDOT)

UPDATE 5 p.m.: Crews have cleared the site of the tractor-trailer accident along I-81 North in Montgomery County.

According to VDOT, the delays have dropped to one mile.

UPDATE 3:38 p.m.: VDOT says that the northbound backup along I-81 has grown to five miles.

The northbound right shoulder is still the only lane closed while crews clear up the site of a tractor-trailer accident, according to VDOT.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Friday afternoon motorists can expect delays along I-81 North near mile marker 122 in Montgomery County due to a tractor-trailer accident.

The Virginia Department of Transportation announced at 3:04 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 21 that all lanes had been reopened except for the northbound right shoulder.

According to VDOT, the backup currently stretches for four miles along I-81 North.

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