WMRA News
6:16 pm
Fri August 7, 2009

A Safety Corrider For I-81

Richmond, VA – Todd Gilbert is a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from Shenandoah County. It was in his region that a series of tractor trailer related crashes closed down interstate 81 for more than 12 hours one day late last month.

One of those crashes killed two people when their passenger vehicle burst into flames.

Gilbert says that kind of tragedy has been happening "just too often" in his district.

He spoke with WMRA's Tom Graham about changes he's requesting for a more than 30 mile stretch of interstate 81.