UPDATE 4:45 p.m.: The crash on I-81 north at mile marker 137.6 in Roanoke County has been cleared.
UPDATE 4:10 p.m.: Backups of around four miles continue behind an earlier crash on I-81 north in Roanoke County.
The right shoulder is still closed at mile marker 137.6. The north entrance ramp onto I-81 at exit 137 is narrow, so drivers should slow down in that area.
UPDATE 3:20 p.m.: Backups are slowly reducing behind a multi-vehicle crash on I-81 north in Roanoke County.
VDOT says the north right shoulder is still closed at mile marker 137.6.
Now, VDOT also says that the north entrance ramp onto I-81 north is narrow at exit 137.
Backups are down to six miles behind the crash.
Drivers can still expect significant delays if traveling in this area.
ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – Major delays are being reported behind a multi-vehicle crash on a section of I-81 north in Roanoke County.
According to VDOT, the crash is located at mile marker 137.6.
The right shoulder is closed; however, backups are reported to be around eight miles.
Drivers are urged to find another route around this crash.