UPDATE: Lanes reopened on I-81 South, traffic still delayed for miles after Botetourt County tractor-trailer crash

Roanoke Valley News

(Photo: Courtesy VDOT)

UPDATE 2:51 p.m.: VDOT says all lanes are back open after a tractor-trailer crash along I-81 South in Botetourt County, but traffic is still backed up for more than three miles at this time.

BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A tractor-trailer crash in Botetourt County has clogged up traffic for several miles along I-81 South Wednesday afternoon.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) says the southbound left shoulder and left lane are closed at mile marker 167.1 of I-81.

According to VDOT, traffic is currently backed up for approximately two miles along I-81 South.

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