Lanes reopen after crash near I-81/I-64 interchange

View from VDOT traffic camera at MM 221 of Interstate 81 as of 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 16, 2019
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AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) — UPDATE:

All lanes are reopen after a crash temporarily closed part of Interstate 64 right where traffic merges from southbound Interstate 81 near Staunton, and all backups have cleared.

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Drivers heading from Interstate 81 to eastbound Interstate 64 near Staunton should be prepared for delays Wednesday morning.

According to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), a crash at mile marker 87.6 of I-64 – just as southbound Interstate 81 traffic merges with eastbound Interstate 64 – has closed the eastbound left shoulder and left lane of I-64.

As of 11:35 a.m., no estimates were available on how far backups stretched from the scene.

Traffic cameras appeared to show a vehicle overturned in the ditch just off the left shoulder.