UPDATE 11/23 12:42 p.m.: The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) reports congestion on Interstate 81 South in Roanoke County has cleared.

Traffic appears to be moving normally in the area.



ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) reports congestion on Interstate 81 south around the construction zone at mile marker 137 in Roanoke County.

According to VDOT, traffic is backed up along interstate 81 south for approximately four and a-half miles. Drivers traveling this route can expect delays in this area.