VDOT News - Salem
Jen Ward 540-387-5238
Sept. 29, 2016
TRAFFIC ALERT: INTERSTATE 81 NORTHBOUND BLOCKED DUE TO MULTI-VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
SALEM – Northbound Interstate 81 in Montgomery County is currently blocked due to several multi-vehicle accidents involving multiple tractor-trailers and vehicles at mile marker 109. A diesel fuel leak has also been reported.
Congestion has reached five miles on I-81 northbound and one mile traveling southbound. Drivers on northbound I-81 are being directed to exit the interstate at exit 109. Motorists approaching the area are being encouraged to seek alternate routes and avoid the area.
Incident responders are on the scene, but there is no estimated time for reopening the road at this time.
For the latest information on this closure, visit www.511Virginia.org or follow us on Twitter at @VaDOTSalem.
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