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Jason Bond 540-387-5493
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SAL 46

Sept. 22, 2014



TRAFFIC ALERT: SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 CLOSED IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY AT MILE MARKER 114


SALEM – Both southbound lanes of Interstate 81 in Montgomery County are closed at mile marker 114 due to an overturned tractor-trailer.  At 6 a.m., crash responders estimate that it will be several hours before southbound I-81 can be reopened to traffic.

All southbound I-81 traffic will need to detour around the closure at exit 118 (Blacksburg) onto westbound Route 460 Business to southbound Route 11 onto Route 8 to return to southbound I-81 south of the incident at exit 114 (Christiansburg).

For updates on this incident, visit www.511Virginia.org.



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