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UPDATE: Route 20 Reopens After Rock Slide

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SUMMERS COUNTY (WVVA)--- Route 20 has re-opened in both directions after being closed due to a rock slide.

Summers County 911 says that the road re-opened around 1:30 A.M. Sunday.

SUMMERS COUNTY (WVVA)--- A rock slide has closed off a portion of Route 20 in Summers County.

The slide happened around 9:00 A.M. Saturday morning after the Lilly Bridge.

Crews say that unforeseen water turned the dirt into mud on a temporary road that was built for the Lilly Bridge project.

Route 20 has been re-opened to trucks that are not able to make the detour.

Kevin Cook who is the project manager believes that the road will be re-opened this evening.

 

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