Crash causes delays on I-81 South near Weyers Cave

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ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) — Drivers heading south on Interstate 81 through the Weyers Cave area should be prepared for delays Friday evening.

According to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), a crash has closed the southbound left shoulder and left lane at mile marker 236.8, just north of Weyers Cave, near the Augusta/Rockingham County line.

As of 6:22 p.m., backups from the scene were estimated at about 6 miles.

Additional congestion can be expected on Route 11 as drivers seek detours around the scene in Mount Crawford and Harrisonburg.