Crash on I-81 North in Rockbridge County cleared

UPDATE: 3/17 7:45 P.M. ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Northbound lanes are now open, but drivers should still expect delays.

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ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — All northbound lanes of Interstate 81 are closed at mile marker 179 in Rockbridge County, according to VDOT.

A tractor-trailer crash and the several emergency vehicles responding are blocking the road in the Natural Bridge area, according to a WFXR photographer near the scene.

Traffic is backed up six miles according to VDOT and is being detoured off the 175 exit.

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