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Jen Ward 540-387-5238
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SAL 174

March 10, 2015



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

SALEM – (1:15 p.m.) An incident involving a tractor-trailer has blocked both southbound lanes on Interstate 81 at mile marker 116. The tractor-trailer hauling wooden boxes and deck rails has overturned and contents are present on the roadway.

Responders are currently working in the area. Congestion of two miles is present and drivers should expect delays or seek alternate routes. Estimated time to re-open is not available at this time.

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



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