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I-81 South in Roanoke County now reopened after tractor-trailer crash

Roanoke County, Virginia – Virginia Department of Transportation announced that both lanes of I-81 South are reopened after a tractor-trailer overturned on the road. The traffic is still backed up for miles.
A tractor-trailer crash caused delays in traffic on I-81 South earlier this morning.
All southbound lanes were closed at mile marker 138 on I-81.
According to Virginia Department of Transportation traffic map, the southbound right shoulder is still closed at mile marker 138.1 of I-81 South, with around 6.5 miles of backups.

Donald Wolfe

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