UPDATED: DETOUR IN PLACE FOR SOUTHBOUND INTERSTATE 81 IN PULASKI COUNTY DUE TO ACCIDENT

Both southbound lanes of Interstate 81 at mile marker 87 in Pulaski County are closed due to an accident involving a tractor-trailer.
 
Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area, seek alternate routes and expect delays.
 
For traffic information and updates on this incident, visit www.511Virginia.org.
UPDATE:

The right lane of I-81 in Pulaski County at mile marker 87 is now open.  As of 4:20 p.m., southbound traffic is backed up for approximately seven miles.

The left lane is expected to remain closed for several hours as the overturned tractor-trailer is being unloaded.

Check 511 for the latest information on this incident.

 

 
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