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Feb. 17, 2013
MULTI-VEHICLE CRASH CLOSES I-81 SOUTHBOUND LANES AT MILE MARKER 315 IN WINCHESTER AREA
STAUNTON – (10 a.m.) A series of multi-vehicle crashes have closed all southbound lanes of Interstate 81 at mile marker 315 in the Winchester area of Frederick County. On-scene reports indicate approximately 20 vehicles are involved. Snow squalls were reported in the area at the time these incidents occurred around 8:30 a.m.
The Virginia Department of Transportation Traffic Operation Center staff anticipate at least one southbound lane if not both southbound lanes reopening around 11 a.m.
Motorists should expect significant delays in this area.
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