State Police have now closed down a section of Interstate 81 in oswego County because of heavy lake effect snow that's caused several accidents.

The interstate has been closed in both directions between Pulaski and the Jefferson County line due to those accident as they call the tow trucks in. Trooper says the highway could be closed for a few hours as they try to clear the scene.

Troopers say there haven't been any serious injuries reported and traffic is now being rerouted onto Route 11 for the time being.