Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Dec. 22, 2014
NORTHBOUND I-81 CLOSED IN SHENANDOAH COUNTY
STAUNTON – (11:50 p.m.) Both northbound lanes of Interstate 81 are closed in Shenandoah County due to a tractor trailer accident at mile marker 298 near Strasburg. The accident happened around 11 p.m., and there is no estimate yet on when the northbound side of the interstate will reopen.
Emergency crews are working to clean up spilled cargo that is blocking the northbound lanes. Traffic backups are currently about two miles.
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