UPDATE: Congestion continues on I-81 north in Roanoke County

Roanoke Valley News

UPDATE 3:35 p.m.: Congestion continues behind an earlier crash on I-81 north in Roanoke.

According to VDOT, congestion is still approximately three miles at mile marker 141.

The original crash, at mile-marker 138.5, has since been cleared.

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – A crash on I-81 is slowing traffic for drivers heading north into Roanoke County.

The crash is at mile-marker 138.5 on the northbound side of I-81.

According to VDOT, backups are reported to be approximately three and a half miles.

Drivers should consider finding an alternate route around this crash.

Traffic at a standstill behind a crash on I-81 north in Roanoke County. (Image courtesy of VDOT).

Latest Stories

Get breaking news, weather, and sports delivered to your smartphone with the WFXR News app available on Apple and Android.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

News tips

Do you have a news tip or breaking news to share with WFXR?  Submit your tip here.

Latest News

More News

News Tip Form