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Tractor-trailer crash caused backup on Interstate 81 in Botetourt County

A image from the VDOT traffic camera at mile marker 146 taken at 5:52 p.m. on Thursday, November 3.
A image from the VDOT traffic camera at mile marker 146 taken at 5:52 p.m. on Thursday, November 3. (Copyright by WSLS - All rights reserved)

BOTETOURT COUNTY (WSLS 10) - A tractor-trailer crash closed one lane of Interstate 81 in Botetourt County on Thursday afternoon.

At mile marker 147.4, the crash temporarily closed the northbound right lane, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

At 5:55 p.m., VDOT said backups were about 5 miles.