Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
June 7, 2014
ALL LANES REOPENED AT I-81 TRUCK CRASH SITE IN ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY - EXPECT CLOSURE TONIGHT FOR TRUCK REMOVAL
STAUNTON – (3:30 p.m.) All lanes are reopened on Interstate 81 southbound in Rockbridge County. Earlier today a dump truck carrying fertilizer crashed and overturned along Interstate 81 southbound at mile marker 193, north of Lexington. Crews have cleaned the roadway of debris but will be back at 10:00 p.m. tonight to remove the truck. At that time motorists should expect single lane traffic in this area.
Motorists will continue to experience temporary delays on I-81 in this area as traffic congestion clears the region.
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