UPDATE: Delays expected after tractor-trailer incidents on I-81 in Rockbridge County

Roanoke Valley News

(Photo: Courtesy VDOT)

UPDATE 8:35 a.m.: VDOT says crews have cleared the tractor-trailer crash along I-81 North in Rockbridge County, but a disabled tractor-trailer on I-81 North and a tractor-trailer crash on I-81 South are still causing potential delays for Monday morning motorists.

According to VDOT, the southbound left lane and left shoulder are closed at mile marker 204 on I-81 because of a tractor-trailer crash.

Meanwhile, the north entrance ramp at mile marker 205 of I-81 is still closed at this time due to a disabled tractor-trailer in Rockbridge County.


ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Two incidents involving tractor-trailers in Rockbridge County have led to some closures — as well as potential delays — along I-81 North Monday morning.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) says the northbound left shoulder and left lane are closed at mile marker 201.4 on I-81 because of a tractor-trailer crash.

In addition, there is a disabled tractor-trailer at mile marker 205 closing the north entrance ramp on I-81, according to VDOT.

There is no word on the extent of the delays from either of these incidents, but officials say delays are still expected.

This is a developing story.

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