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Snowy conditions led to crashes up and down I-81 in southwest Virginia

ROANOKE, Va.4:00 P.M. UPDATE

The backups near mile marker 167 in Botetourt County have been cleared and traffic is moving smoothly in the area.

All other previously mentioned incidents have been cleared.

1:30 P.M. UPDATE

As of 1:30 p.m., at mile marker 167, in Botetourt County, traffic backups in the northbound lanes are about 8 miles.

All other previously mentioned incidents have been cleared.


UPDATE

In Botetourt County, a tractor-trailer accident has closed I-81 in both directions around mile marker 168. Traffic is backed up for about 4 miles.

Another crash is also causing delays near mile marker 167 on I-81S.

Also in Botetourt County, drivers can expect delays due to a crash around mile marker 149 on I-81S.

In Roanoke County, drivers can expect delays around mile marker 136 on I-81S due to a crash that has closed the southbound left shoulder and left lane.

In Montgomery County, drivers can expect delays around mile marker 107 due to a tractor-trailer accident that has closed the southbound right land and right shoulder.


ORIGINAL STORY

Snowy conditions are leading to accidents up and down I-81 in southwest Virginia.

On I-81 around mile marker 74 in Wythe County, drivers can expect delays due to an accident. The northbound left shoulder is closed.

In Montgomery County, drivers can expect delays around mile marker 107 due to a tractor-trailer accident that has closed the southbound right land and right shoulder.

Further north in Montgomery County, an accident around mile marker 128 has closed the southbound left shoulder and left lane.


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