Overturned Tractor-Trailer on I-81 in Botetourt Co.

Salem, VA - Traffic on northbound Interstate 81 in Botetourt County is currently using the right shoulder as a travel lane around an incident involving an overturned tractor-trailer at mile marker 167.7 near Buchanan.

At 7:45 p.m., accident responders estimate that it will take approximately six to eight hours to complete the accident clean up. Northbound I-81 traffic is expected to remain routed onto the right shoulder overnight as work continues and may be stopped at times as part of the ongoing accident clean up.

Drivers should expect delays or seek alternate routes.

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