UPDATE: Botetourt County tractor-trailer crash cleared along I-81 South

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(Photo: Courtesy VDOT)

UPDATE 12:30 p.m.: VDOT says crews have cleared the scene of Monday morning’s tractor-trailer crash that temporarily shut down I-81 South in Botetourt County.


BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Traffic in Botetourt County is backed up for miles Monday morning after a tractor-trailer crashed along I-81 South.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) says the southbound left shoulder, left lane, and right lane are closed at mile marker 168.2 on I-81.

Motorists are reportedly getting by on the right shoulder.

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

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