Sections of Interstate-77 set to close Monday, officials say

Local - 12/15/2013 9:11 PM by Karen Franklin
Sections of a major state interstate are set to be closed Monday following a scheduled rock blast earlier this week.
One lane of Interstate-77 northbound will remain open until 6 a.m., according to dispatchers. After that time, 77 north will be completely closed between exit one and exit nine.  It is unsure if the closure is a result of rock in the roadway or more scheduled road work.

Traffic will be diverted to Route-460. 

The road was closed Friday to dislodge a specific area of rock causing hazard. Department of Highways officials will decide Tuesday's closures on Monday, dispatchers told WOAY.


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