All lanes are back open after tractor-trailer crash delays traffic for hours in Botetourt County

VDOT says the crash is near the Buchanan exit

Courtesy of Tina Lundvall
Courtesy of Tina Lundvall

BOTETOURT Co., VA – 5:35 p.m.:

Traffic is backing up over 7 miles at the Buchanan exit of Interstate 81.

No word on what caused the crash yet.



A tractor-trailer crash near the Buchanan exit of Interstate 81 has closed northbound lanes.

VDOT says traffic is backed up at least 2 miles, drivers are encouraged to avoid the area as of 4 p.m. Sunday.

We'll continue to update this story as we learn more.