Sandy Myers (540) 332-9201
Nov. 21, 2007
MULTIPLE ACCIDENTS ON I-81 SOUTHBOUND IN THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY
A tractor-trailer accident has caused both I-81 southbound lanes to be closed at mile marker 232 in Augusta County. This is north of the Staunton-Verona area. Traffic is being detoured through the Virginia Department of Transportation safety rest area, which is at this location. There is an eight-mile back up with this accident.
In Rockbridge County on Route 11 near Route 851 there is an accident that has one northbound lane closed on Route 11. This location is about six miles north of Fairfield, in the Steeles Tavern area.
Motorists should expect significant delays in these areas.
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