Accidents up and down I-81 cause delays in Salem, Botetourt County, Rockbridge County

All north lanes closed at mile marker 189 in Rockbridge County

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ROANOKE, Va. – Accidents up and down I-81 caused major delays in Salem, as well as Botetourt and Rockbridge counties, according to Virginia Department of Transportation. 

A tractor-trailer accident caused a now 3-mile backup in Rockbridge County on I-81 at mile marker 189, as of 5:57 p.m.

Previous crashes in Botetourt County at mile marker 170 and in Salem at mile marker 137 have since been cleared.

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