Interstate 64 West in Alleghany County is back open following an accident Monday morning.

The road was closed for several hours after a tractor-trailer hit a bridge railing and spilled diesel fuel. The leak has been cleaned up, and inspectors from the Virginia Department of Transportation have deemed the bridge safe.


A tractor-trailer crash on Interstate 64 has both westbound lanes closed in part of Alleghany County on Monday morning.

The accident happened around 3 a.m. near Indian Draft Road, exit 10. The Virginia Department of Transportation is estimating those lanes will be closed for most of the morning.

Crews are inspecting a bridge for damage and cleaning up the road.

A detour is set up for westbound traffic. Drivers  will be directed off I-64 at exit 10, then follow Midland Trail west where they will rejoin the interstate at exit 7.

Dial 511 for traffic information.

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