All lanes are open now after a tractor-trailer accident that happened around midnight in Covington.

The truck rolled over on Interstate 64 near Alleghany High School.

It took 12 hours for crews to clear the scene, recover cargo and fix damage to the median.


One lane of Interstate 64 is closed in both directions on Wednesday due to a tractor-trailer accident overnight in Alleghany County.

The truck rolled over shortly after midnight on I-64 eastbound at mile marker 19 near Covington. That's near Alleghany High School.

The Virginia Department of Transportation’s Staunton Traffic Operations Center reports that the eastbound and westbound left lanes may remain closed until 10 or 11 a.m.

Crews are working to recover cargo from the tractor trailer and repair damage to the cable barrier along the median.