Southbound traffic backed up on I-581 in Roanoke

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ROANOKE (WSLS 10) - VDOT reports a one-mile backup on I-581 in Roanoke because of an accident.

It happened this morning near the southbound Orange Avenue exit by mile marker 4.

Currently the left shoulder is closed. Expect delays of about six minutes as average speeds are about 15 miles per hour.

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