Lanes clear after tractor trailer accident on I-81 South near Bridgewater

View from VDOT traffic camera at MM 242.8
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ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) — A tractor trailer accident on Interstate 81 South near Bridgewater led to serious delays on the afternoon of April 21.

According to VDOT, an accident at mile marker 241 closed the left shoulder and left lane of I-81 South for about two hours. As of 4:59 p.m., it was clear in time for traffic as many head home from work.

In the 4:00 hour, that closure led to delays reaching eight miles, and caused congestion on I-81 North directly opposite the accident and on Route 11 as well.

You can always find up-to-date travel times and maps for I-81 here.