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

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(Photo: Courtesy VDOT)

UPDATE 3:40 p.m.: VDOT says the crash at mile marker 203 on I-81 South in Rockbridge County has been cleared.

UPDATE 2:55 p.m.: Traffic backups have lessened behind a tractor-trailer crash on I-81 South in Rockbridge County.

VDOT says the crash is producing backups of around two miles at mile marker 203.

The right shoulder is still closed in this area.

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Motorists are backed up for miles along I-81 North Wednesday afternoon following a tractor-trailer crash in Rockbridge County.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) says the northbound left shoulder and left lane are closed at mile marker 203 of I-81 because of the wreck.

According to VDOT, traffic is currently delayed for about four miles along I-81 North.

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