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Vehicle fire causes major traffic back-up in Bland County

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Image from traffic camera on I-77  in Bland Co. Image from traffic camera on I-77 in Bland Co.

BLAND COUNTY (WSLS) - A vehicle fire is causing major traffic jams near the East River Mountain Tunnel. View VDOT maps and traffic cameras on their website.

The below information is from VDOT's website at 5:00 p.m.

I-77N at East River Mountain Tunnel North Description:

On I-77 in the County of Bland, at East River Mountain Tunnel North, motorists can expect major delays due to a vehicle fire. The north left shoulder, left lane, right lane, and right shoulder are closed. Traffic backups are approximately 6.0 miles.

Last updated:

Fri 07/25/2014 4:54 PM EDT

I-77S at East River Mountain Tunnel South Description:

On I-77 in the County of Bland, at East River Mountain Tunnel South, motorists can expect potential delays due to a bridge/tunnel stoppage. The south left shoulder, left lane, right lane, and right shoulder are closed.

Last updated:

Fri 07/25/2014 5:00 PM EDT


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