UPDATE: Crash cleared on I-81 south in Rockbridge County

Roanoke Valley News

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UPDATE 8:15 p.m.: Crews have cleared the crash on I-81 south in Rockbridge County at mile marker 175.

Traffic is said to be moving normally in this area.


UPDATE 7:00 p.m.: VDOT says backups behind a crash on I-81 south in Rockbridge County is increasing.

VDOT’s website indicates that backups are approximately two miles behind the crash which is located at mile marker 175.

Drivers should avoid this area to avoid being caught in these backlogs.

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – A crash is blocking the right lane and right shoulder of a section of southbound I-81 in Rockbridge County.

According to VDOT, the crash is located at mile marker 175.

Drivers are using the left lane to pass the crash; however, traffic is moving very slowly.

You are urged to avoid the area if you can.

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