Interstate 77 northbound at MM 154 (US Highway 21) remains closed due to an overturned tractor trailer at MM 59. Temporary cleanup is underway and will remained closed until guardrail repairs can be made later tonight.
It is expected that both lanes of travel will open within the hour and then the right lane will be closed at MM 59 beginning at 6:00 p.m. throughout the overnight hours as cleanup continues. Traffic is beginning to slow northbound at MM 36.
More information will made available as it comes with in.
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