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Traffic moves smoothly after an early morning rock slide in McDowell County

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UPDATE: MCDOWELL (WVVA) - Pier Mountain Road near Welch is open as of 5:45 Tuesday Morning after being blocked due to a Rock Slide.

MCDOWELL (WVVA) A portion of Pier Mountain Road near Welch is temporarily blocked as of 5:00 Tuesday morning.

Dispatchers say a small rock slide is to blame for the blockage.

The Welch Fire Department as well as the West Virginia Department of Highways is on the scene.

Drivers should expect a small delay in their morning commute until the road fully re-opens.

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