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Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
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Ken Slack 540-332-9264
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STA20-009

Jan. 16, 2020



I-81 SOUTHBOUND LANES REOPEN AT CRASH SITE IN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY

STAUNTON – (9:10 p.m.)  All Interstate 81 southbound lanes have reopened at a multivehicle crash site near mile marker 240 in Rockingham County. A crash involving two tractor trailers, a cargo van and two passenger vehicles blocked both southbound lanes earlier this afternoon. The incident was reported around 2 p.m. Wednesday. Traffic was backed up seven miles.

Motorists should expect delays as congestion clears the area.

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The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.

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