UPDATE: 8:45 p.m. – All three crashes on I-81 have been cleared.
Traffic is once again flowing normally around each location.
UPDATE: 5:40 p.m. – A new crash is being reported near Hollins.
A tractor-trailer crash is blocking the northbound right shoulder of I-81 at mile marker 145 in Roanoke County. Traffic backups are reported to be approximately two miles.
Also, a crash involving a tractor-trailer is being reported on the northbound side at mile marker 127 in Montgomery County. The north left shoulder and left lane are both closed in this area.
The previously-reported crash at mile marker 135 continues to create problems. Backups here are approximately 6.5 miles.
Both crashes are in the northbound lanes.
ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – The Virginia Department of Transportation is reporting a tractor-trailer crash is blocking the right lane of I-81 northbound at mile marker 135.
Traffic is moving around the crash in the left lane.
Expect delays if you are in this area.