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Crash causes 1-mile backup in Roanoke on I-581

Accident happened around southbound mile marker 4

Courtesy of VDOT

ROANOKE, Va. – A crash has caused a backup on I-581 in Roanoke, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. 

Authorities say the crash happened around mile marker 4 on I-581 south and has closed the right shoulder. 

As of 4:15 p.m., traffic is backed up for 1 mile.