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UPDATE: Part of I-81 in Montgomery County Closed

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Update 10/11/13

The southbound lane of I-81 in Montgomery county reopened shortly before 5 p.m. Friday after a contractor filled in and repaved the area.

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A heads up for Montgomery County drivers: the right lane of southbound Interstate 81 by the Christiansburg exit is closed for emergency repairs.

VDOT says a possible sinkhole was discovered Thursday afternoon near exit 118-C. The lane is closed while crews investigate, and is expected to be blocked off until 4 p.m. Friday.