VDOT says construction on Interstate 81 North in Roanoke County is affecting the morning commute. The left northbound lane is closed between mile markers 132 and 134. This lane closure is expected to remain in place until approximately 9 a.m.
The lane closure is in place for bridge work and had been expected to be removed by 6 a.m. Work is taking longer than anticipated. Drivers may encounter significant delays.