I-81 North clear again in Rockbridge County after truck fire

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All lanes are clear and traffic is moving smoothly again on I-81 North after a truck fire at mile marker 191 temporarily closed all northbound traffic and forced traffic to be diverted to I-64.


UPDATE (10:50 a.m.):

Both lanes of I-81 North have been reopened at mile marker 191.2 in Rockbridge County following a truck fire Monday morning. The right shoulder remains closed, however.

Delays extend about three miles.


Drivers heading north on Interstate 81 should be prepared for major delays in Rockbridge County this morning.

A truck fire has closed all northbound lanes of I-81 at mile marker 191.8.

This is near the I-64 junction, and all traffic is being diverted onto I-64.

As of 9:50 a.m., this is leading to a 3-mile backup.

The fire has been extinguished and crews are clearing the scene.

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