UPDATE: Tractor-trailer crash cleared in Montgomery County after backing up traffic for miles along I-81 South

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UPDATE 11:18 a.m.: Crews have cleared the scene of Montgomery County’s tractor-trailer crash at mile marker 125.6 on I-81 South, VDOT says.

UPDATE 10:13 a.m.: According to VDOT, all southbound lanes have been reopened at mile marker 125.6 on I-81 following Thursday morning’s tractor-trailer crash, but Montgomery County motorists are still backed up for approximately three miles.

UPDATE 9:59 a.m.: While Montgomery County delays have grown to approximately three miles at mile marker 125.6 on I-81 South, VDOT says southbound traffic is being detoured off at exit 128.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Motorists in Montgomery County can expect several miles of delays Thursday morning due to a tractor-trailer crash along I-81 South.

According to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), the southbound left shoulder, left lane, center lane, and right lane are closed at mile marker 125.6 on I-81 in Montgomery County.

However, traffic is reportedly getting by on the right shoulder.

Traffic is currently backed up for approximately two miles along I-81 South at this time, VDOT says.

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