UPDATE: Tractor-trailer crash cleared on I-81 north in Botetourt County

Roanoke Valley News

(Image courtesy of VDOT).

UPDATE 10:45 p.m.: The tractor-trailer crash on I-81 north in Botetourt County has been cleared.

Traffic is moving normally around this area.


BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – A tractor-trailer crash has closed all but one travel lane along a stretch of I-81 north in Botetourt County.

According to VDOT, the crash is located at mile marker 172.1 where the northbound left shoulder and left lane are currently closed.

Traffic is using the right lane to pass but traffic is moving very slowly in this area.

Drivers are recommended to find another route.

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