I-81S ramp reopens after tractor-trailer accident closes exit 137 in Salem
SALEM (WSLS 10) - The ramp to exit 137 on southbound Interstate 81 reopened after a tractor trailer accident Tuesday.
The crash happened early Tuesday morning along I-81 southbound at mile marker 137. According to VDOT, the south exit ramp was closed. It reopened shortly after 1 p.m.
Traffic backups were approximately 3 miles, but no traffic could be seen on VDOT's 511Virginia.org online cameras around 1:30 p.m.
TRAFFIC ALERT COMMUTER UPDATE: I-81 SB at MM 137, Tractor-trailer incident with produce spill. Wrecker on scene. Congestion over 3 miles.— VDOT Salem (@VaDOTSalem) September 22, 2015
Update: Accident: SB on I-81 at MM137 in Salem. Exit ramp closed. Delay 3 mi.8:35AM— 511 Southwest VA (@511southwestva) September 22, 2015
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