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Jen Ward 540-387-5238
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SAL 106

Dec. 19, 2014



TRAFFIC ALERT: INTERSTATE 81 NORTHBOUND CLOSURE DUE TO TRACTOR-TRAILER INCIDENT MONTGOMERY COUNTY

SALEM – An incident involving a tractor-trailer hauling pallets and diesel motors and two vehicles has closed northbound Interstate 81 north at mile marker 127.

Accident responders are currently working in the area. One lane is expected to open shortly once the trailer is upright. It may be another hour before the area is clear and open to traffic Congestion is currently up two miles and drivers should expect delays or seek alternate routes.

For updates on this incident, visit www.511Virginia.org or follow us on twitter @VaDOTSalem.



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