Lanes reopen after multiple crashes on I-81N in Montgomery County


Virginia State Police reports that all lanes have reopened on I-81N in Montgomery County after multiple crashes led to a significant traffic backup for a large span of the day.


VDOT is warning drivers about a 12-mile traffic backup on I-81N in Montgomery County.

Authorities say the traffic delay is near the 118, 119 and 120 mile markers.

Virginia State Police told 10 News that there are four crashes blocking I-81N in Montgomery County currently, with multiple tractor-trailers and cars involved.

It is believed that about 20 vehicles are involved in total. At this time, it is unclear if there are any injuries.

VSP says units will remain on scene, adding that it could be an extended amount of time before roads are reopened.

As of 2:10 p.m., all north lanes are closed and traffic is being diverted off at Exit 118 C, according to authorities.

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