Botetourt County traffic backed up for miles due to tractor-trailer crash on I-81 South

Roanoke Valley News
(Photo: Courtesy wokandapix via MGN Online)

(Photo: Courtesy wokandapix via MGN Online)

BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Botetourt County motorists may want to seek an alternate route Thursday afternoon due to a miles-long backup along I-81 South caused by a tractor-trailer crash.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) says the southbound right lane and right shoulder are closed at mile marker 154 on I-81.

According to VDOT, southbound traffic is currently delayed for approximately 4.5 miles along the interstate as a result of this crash.

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