Slide Closes One Lane of W.Va. 2 Near Wellsburg

Officials with the West Virginia Division of Highways announced Tuesday this section of W.Va. 2 between Beech Bottom and Wellsburg has been reduced to one lane, with traffic regulated by temporary signals throughout the day, through April 1. State highway officials have been monitoring the area since a slide from the adjacent hillside closed traffic for several hours on Friday and again over the weekend. Crews have been working to prepare a site in the same area for the new Ohio River bridge.


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