According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, the motorcycle accident blocking one lane of Interstate 81 northbound in Roanoke County has been cleared.

Traffic delays are no longer expected.

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3:57 p.m. Friday: According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, drivers should expect delays on Northbound Interstate 81 in Roanoke County due to a motorcycle accident.

One lane of Interstate 81 Northbound is closed between mile markers 138 and 139.

Traffic is backed up approximately 2.5 miles.