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Parts of Interstate 81 North open after tractor-trailer crash in Botetourt County

As of 9:54 p.m., there is a 3.5-mile backup

A screenshot of the VDOT camera at mile marker 172 on Interstate 81 taken at 5:55 p.m. (Credit: VDOT)
A screenshot of the VDOT camera at mile marker 172 on Interstate 81 taken at 5:55 p.m. (Credit: VDOT)

BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. – Drivers heading north on Interstate 81 should expect delays Tuesday evening.

The northbound right line and shoulder are closed after a tractor-trailer crash at mile marker 173.6 in Botetourt County. 

Previously, all northbound lanes were closed.

As of 9:54 p.m., the back up is about 3.5 miles, according to VDOT.


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