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

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ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) -- UPDATE (11:30 a.m.):

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.

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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.

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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 ].