UPDATE: (9:55 a.m.)Message boards are being used at mile marker 113 to suggest that drivers seek alternates routes off of the interstate to avoid the closure.
SALEM – (9:15 a.m.) The right lane of northbound Interstate 81 in Montgomery County at mile marker 120.5 is closed due to an overturned tractor-trailer that has spilled its contents on the roadway. The contents have been identified as frozen food. Responders are currently working in the area and at this time, they estimate the closure will be in effect until 1 p.m. today.
Drivers should expect delays or seek alternate routes. Congestion of three miles has been reported.
For updates on this I-81 incident, visit www.511Virginia.org.