Vehicle fire led to 9-mile delay on I-81 S in Augusta County

Published: Aug. 11, 2016 at 11:45 AM EDT
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UPDATE (1:08 p.m.):

The vehicle fire near mile marker 206 on I-81 southbound has been cleared and traffic is moving again.


UPDATE (12:45 p.m.):

VDOT reports that no lanes are now closed, but delays remain at 5 miles.


UPDATE (11:45 a.m.):

Delays have now reached about 9 miles, according to VDOT.


Traffic is backed up about six miles at mile marker 206 on I-81 S, near Raphine.

Crews are responding to a vehicle fire and the south right shoulder is closed, according to VDOT.

We will provide more details as we learn them.