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Northbound Interstate 81 reopens after Montgomery County tractor-trailer crash

Both lanes were closed and traffic was being detoured off the interstate at Exit 118

Tractor-trailer crash on Interstate 81 at mile marker 126.7 on Feb. 13, 2021
Tractor-trailer crash on Interstate 81 at mile marker 126.7 on Feb. 13, 2021 (Montgomery County Emergency Services)

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. – Both northbound lanes of Interstate 81 in Montgomery County are back open after being previously shut down due to a tractor-trailer crash on Saturday morning.

The crash happened at mile marker 126.5, about 2.5 miles south of the Ironto exit.

VDOT had put a detour in place at exit 118, directing traffic onto U.S. Route 11/460.

The map below shows the approximate location of the crash.


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