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

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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).

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