Nicholas County Route 5, Nile Road, from milepost 0.00 to milepost 0.01, from 0.70 miles east of W.Va. 41 to intersection of CR 8 and CR 5, will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to James Moore, West Virginia Division of Highways District Nine maintenance engineer.
The closure will allow state crews to complete a culvert pipe replacement. Traffic will be detoured onto CR 15/4, Alderson Church Road, during this scheduled time period.
Motorists are advised to use caution and observe all traffic control signs and devices. Also, expect delays and allow additional time for their commute.
Please be advised that inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances may change the work schedule.
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Budget decreases in family programs cut close to home
Celena Roby has spent the last six years looking over her shoulder just in case she sees him — the man who abused her for 11 years and who held her captive in a bathroom while her two children begged him not to hurt their mother.
Sam Black water project put on hold
A proposal to extend the boundaries of Greenbrier County Public Service District (PSD) No. 2 is on hold for at least a couple of weeks, sidelined by questions raised at a hearing Tuesday evening.
Candidates speak at Oak Hill breakfast forum
Senate gridlock on both the state and national levels and government transparency dominated conversations at the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce “Meet the Candidates” forum Wednesday at Holiday Lodge.
Richwood resident facing gun charge
A Richwood resident was arrested Wednesday on charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm and providing false information to the State Police.
Fayette BOE candidates discuss consolidation, state control
Consolidation and state control were two heavy-hitting talking points among the five nonpartisan candidates running for a seat on Fayette County’s Board of Education Wednesday at the “Meet the Candidates” forum at Holiday Lodge in Oak Hill.
Stanaford store robbed Tuesday
The search is on for a male suspect who allegedly robbed the Smith’s Corner Packette on Stanaford Road in Piney View.
Greater Beckley Christian wins high school seatbelt competition
Greater Beckley Christian School has won the “Battle of the Belts” high school seat-belt competition for 2014, according to Lt. Paul Blume, coordinator of the West Virginia Southern Regional Highway Safety Program.
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VIDEO: New River Gorge wildfire is now 75 percent contained
The fire is now 75 percent contained and the burn area remains at an estimated 130 acres as there was no overnight fire spread.
Concord names Dr. Boggess as new president
The Concord University Board of Governors has selected Dr. Kendra Boggess as the University’s 12th president, contingent upon approval by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.
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