Traffic Alert – Update: Northbound Lanes of I-81 Reopened

(6:45 p.m.) Both northbound lanes of Interstate 81 are open at mile marker 317 in Frederick County. The lanes were closed earlier due to an incident with two tractor trailers.

This location is at exit 317 at Route 11 north of Winchester City limits.

Motorists should drive with caution in this area as congestion clears.

The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.

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(4:30 p.m.) Both northbound lanes of Interstate 81 are closed at mile marker 317 in Frederick County due to an incident with two tractor trailers. This location is at exit 317 at Route 11 north of Winchester City limits.

Backups are approximately four miles.

No estimate for reopening the lanes has been provided by the Virginia Department of Transportation Staunton Traffic Operations Center.

Motorists should drive with caution and expect delays in this area.