The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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April 17, 2014

UPDATE: WVDOT opens one lane of W.Va. 20

— The West Virginia Department of Transportation announced on Twitter around 2:30 p.m. that one lane of W.Va. 20 in Hinton is now open after rock slide.

They will monitor the hillside over night.

---Original Report---

A rock slide this morning has closed W.Va. 20 near Hinton between the Veterans Memorial Bridge and Bluestone Dam, according to the Summers County EOC.

West Virginia Division of Highways crews are on-site, but work has not yet begun as the slide was still occurring around 9:30 a.m.

The state Department of Transportation says an alternate route is Leatherwood Road to Sand Knob to W.Va. 3.

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