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UPDATED: Lanes reopen after tractor-trailer accident on I-81 South in Rockbridge County

By Web Staff, WDBJ7, news@wdbj7.com
Published On: Aug 06 2013 04:08:32 PM EDT
Updated On: Aug 06 2013 06:38:00 PM EDT
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ROCKBRIDGE CO., Va. -

According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, the tractor trailer accident on Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County has been cleared.

The accident took place at mile marker 193 on Tuesday. Traffic delays grew to nine miles before the accident was cleared.

All lanes have reopened, and drivers should no longer expect delays in the area.

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Drivers should expect delays on Interstate 81 South in Rockbridge County because of a tractor-trailer accident.

The wreck is near mile marker 193.

According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, the south left shoulder and left lane are closed.

Traffic is backed up about nine miles.