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Crash on I-81 in Botetourt County caused delays in both directions

BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. – As of 6:39 p.m., traffic appeared to be moving smoothly in both directions.


A tractor-trailer crash on I-81N in Botetourt County caused delays in both directions.

The crash was at MM 168 about a mile north of the Buchanan exit onto Route 11.

As of 5:02 p.m., the north left lane was closed, the south left lane was closed, traffic was backed up 2.5 miles and there were 1.5 miles of southbound congestion.