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Repairs back up traffic on I-81 in Botetourt Co.

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BOTETOURT COUNTY (WSLS 10) - Pothole repair backed traffic up on Interstate 81 southbound near mile marker 167 Wednesday evening.

The repairs at mile marker 167.7 caused an 8-mile backup visible on VDOT's 511Virginia.org traffic website cameras. The below was posted on VDOT's website:

I-81S at MM 167.7

On I-81 South at mile marker 167.7 in the County of Botetourt, motorists can expect major delays due to congestion. Traffic backups are approximately 6.1 miles.

Last updated: Wed 07/15/2015 7:02 PM EDT