Vehicle fire closes northbound lanes on I-81 in Rockbridge Co.

Roanoke Valley News

UPDATE 6:00 p.m. — Traffic is backed up six miles on I-81 North this evening. Motorists are being detoured onto Westbound I-64, onto US-11, onto Northbound I-81.

Crews are working to reopen the left northbound lane.

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Motorists traveling on I-81 northbound may experience delays in Rockbridge County due to a vehicle fire.

The incident is at mile marker 192.3, near the I-64/I-81 junction just outside of Lexington. All north lanes are closed as of 4:11 p.m.

Traffic is backed up approximately 1.5 miles.

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