Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
June 26, 2016
CRASH CLOSES I-81 NORTHBOUND IN AUGUSTA COUNTY
STAUNTON – (6:30 a.m.) Both northbound lanes of Interstate 81 are closed in Augusta County due to a crash near mile marker 215 in the Greenville area. The incident took place about 5:15 a.m., and there is no estimate on when the northbound lanes will reopen. Traffic is currently backed up about two miles.
A detour route for northbound I-81 is being established. Motorists will be directed to take exit 213 (Greenville), follow Route 11 north and then Route 654 east to return to the interstate at exit 217.
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