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Emergency pothole repairs caused major delays on Interstate 81

Repairs happened at mile marker 150 in Botetourt County

A look at mile marker 150 at 5:06 p.m. on July 24, 2018. (Courtesy of VDOT).
A look at mile marker 150 at 5:06 p.m. on July 24, 2018. (Courtesy of VDOT).

BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. – Drivers heading south on Interstate 81 should expect delays in Botetourt County.

Emergency pothole repairs at mile marker 150 were extended until about 6:20 p.m.

The right lane is now closed.

As of 5:39 p.m., traffic backups are approximately 7.0 miles.


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