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

Roanoke Valley News

A crash is slowing traffic on I-81 north in Roanoke County. (Image courtesy of VDOT).

UPDATE 6:00 p.m.: The tractor-trailer crash on I-81 north in Roanoke County has been cleared.


UPDATE 5:00 p.m.: VDOT continues to indicate that cleanup efforts are ongoing to clear a tractor-trailer crash on I-81 north in Roanoke County.

According to VDOT, backups are approximately two miles behind the crash site at mile marker 140.

No lanes are closed, so the backups are residual and should be cleared shortly.


ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – A tractor-trailer crash is slowing down drivers on a section of I-81 in Roanoke County.

According to VDOT, the crash is at mile marker 140 on the northbound side of I-81.

They say the northbound left shoulder and left lane are closed.

Traffic backups are reported to be approximately 1.5 miles.

Drivers can expect delays if heading in this direction.

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