Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
March 2, 2012
TRACTOR TRAILER ACCIDENT CAUSES I-81 SOUTHBOUND DELAYS IN SOUTHERN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY
STAUNTON – (4:30 p.m.) An accident involving three tractor trailers on Interstate 81 in southern Rockingham County is causing delays. The crash site is at mile marker 237.9 near the median area. This location is between exit 240 at Route 257 near Mount Crawford and Bridgewater and exit 235 at Route 256 near Weyers Cave.
Officials at the site do not have an estimate when the crash site will be reopened. The left lane is currently closed. Traffic will be detoured this afternoon onto Route 11 during the removal of the tractor trailers. Motorists should expect extensive delays in this area into the evening hours.
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