Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Oct. 14, 2014
BOTH LANES BACK OPEN ON INTERSTATE 81 SOUTHBOUND IN SHENANDOAH COUNTY
STAUNTON – (9:35 a.m.) Both southbound lanes have reopened following an accident this morning on Interstate 81 near Mount Jackson in Shenandoah County.
The southbound detour has been lifted. Motorists should be alert for lingering backups, which are currently about three miles.
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