UPDATE: Thursday tractor-trailer crash cleared on I-81 North in Roanoke County

Roanoke Valley News

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UPDATE 10:03 a.m.: VDOT says the scene of Thursday morning’s tractor-trailer crash has been cleared and all lanes have been reopened along I-81 North in Roanoke County.

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Traffic in Roanoke County is delayed for miles Thursday morning due to a tractor-trailer crash causing some closures on I-81 North.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) says the northbound right lane and right shoulder are currently closed at mile marker 143 on I-81.

According to VDOT, motorists are backed up for at least four miles along I-81 North at this time.

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