Wednesday, August 17, 2022

TRAFFIC ALERT: Interstate 81 Southbound Closed in Schuylkill County

As of 12:30am, Wednesday, southbound Interstate 81 was closed in Schuylkill County.

According to 511PA, the southbound lanes are closed from the Minersville Exit to the Hegins Exit due to a crash.  No other specifics on the incident are available as of this posting.

Southbound traffic is being diverted off onto Route 901, any routes on the detour should expect extra traffic.

The interstate is expected to be closed for an extended amount of time.

UPDATE:  Death Ruled Suicide in Incident that Closed Interstate 81 in Schuylkill County Overnight