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UPDATE: Several roads remain closed due to high water

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BLUEFIELD (WVVA) - Following is a list of roads in the WVVA viewing area closed due to high water as of Friday afternoon:

In West Virginia:

  • MERCER -- AT SPANISHBURG -- US 019/00
  • MERCER -- ROCK ROAD -- WV 071/00
  • MERCER -- HALES GAP ROAD -- CO 219/08
  • MERCER -- BIG SPRING BRANCH ROAD -- CO 219/06
  • MERCER -- KALE ROAD -- CO 071/04 at Low Water Bridge At MP 6.16
  • MERCER -- SIMMONS RIVER ROAD -- CO 015/00
  • MERCER -- LUSK HOLLOW ROAD -- CO 012/07
  • MERCER -- CHARITY LANE -- CO 007/20
  • MERCER -- AT LAKE SHAWNEE -- US 019/00
  • MERCER -- SHARPS TURN ROAD -- CO 007/01
  • MERCER -- ROCK RIVER ROAD -- CO 010/07
  • MERCER -- BICYCLE LANE -- CO 015/05
  • MERCER -- CLOVER DEW DAIRY ROAD -- CO 027/01
  • MERCER -- KELLYS TANK ROAD -- CO 030/03

In Virginia:

  • GILES -- LURICH RD. -- RT. 649
  • GILES -- GOODWINS FERRY RD. -- RT. 724
  • GILES -- TICKLE LN. -- RT. 744
  • GILES -- DOE CREEK RD. -- RT. 613
  • GILES -- RIPPLEMEAD RD. -- RT. 636
  • GILES -- RYE HOLLOW RD. -- RT. 623
  • GILES -- PATTERSON FORD RD. -- RT. 749
  • GILES -- OLD WOLF CREEK RD. -- RT. 724
  • GILES -- OLD FURNACE RD. -- RT. 703
  • GILES -- TRIVETT FARM LN. -- RT. 759
  • GILES -- BRICKYARD RD. -- RT. 608
  • GILES -- BIG STONY CREEK RD. -- RT. 635 
  • GILES -- MOREHEAD RD. -- RT. 760
  • TAZEWELL -- COVE RD. -- RT. 608
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