VDOT News - Staunton
Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Dec. 15, 2017
I-81 SOUTHBOUND CLOSED AT HARRISONBURG
STAUNTON – (5:45 p.m.) An overturned tractor trailer has blocked both southbound lanes of Interstate 81 near mile marker 243 in the Harrisonburg area. The northbound left lane is also closed. The crash was reported shortly after 5 p.m. (Friday, December 15) and there is no estimated time for removing the tractor trailer.
Southbound I-81 motorists will be detoured off the interstate. Major traffic delays are expected on I-81 and on Route 11 in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County.
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