Jackknifed Tractor-Trailer Halts Traffic Along Part Of I-81

UPDATE: The roadway reopened around 10:20 a.m., according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation maps and traffic cameras.

The road near the crash.

The road near the crash.

Photo Credit: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation


A jackknifed tractor trailer has closed all lanes on Interstate 81 during Tuesday morning commute, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

The crash occurred on I-81 southbound between Exit 29: PA 174 - King Street and Exit 20: PA 997 Scotland Road on Jan. 25 at 9:20 a.m., according to PennDOT.

The crash mainly is causing a back up in the area between Exit 24: Olde Scotland Road and Exit 20: Black Gap Road in Franklin County, based on the traffic cameras.

There is no word on when the roadway will fully reopen.

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