Interstate 81 shuts down for the morning of March 24.

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A tanker truck spilled diesel fuel onto Interstate 81 North this morning, March 24, a little after 8 a.m..

The Interstate north was completely shut down from exit 283 Woodstock to exit 302 Middletown.

The shut down caused major delays on both 81 and congestion on Rt. 11 in both Woodstock and Strasburg.

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) conducted clean up which lasted into the afternoon.

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VDOT reported refreezing producing slick spots

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Virginia Department of Transportation reported clear conditions on interstates and primary roads early this morning.

Refreezing did produced some slick spots particularly on secondary roads and bridges caution is advised.

Stay alert and drive for the conditions giving each other plenty of room.

Road crews are continuously to monitoring and treating the roads as needed.

Up to date information is available here.

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