Overturned tractor-trailers cause major backup on I-77 North

Commercial drivers are asked to seek alternative routes


CARROLL COUNTY, Va. – State police are responding to a major traffic incident on I-77 near the North Carolina border. 

Two northbound lanes are closed at mile marker 2.5 in Carroll County. Four tractor-trailers appear to have blown over in the strong winds. 

The backup is 2.5 miles, as of 10:30 a.m.

State police are asking commercial drivers not to travel on this stretch of I-77 until the winds calm down. 

A wrecker is removing the trucks.