Rock Slide Reported On Route 60 Prompting Road Closure

UPDATE: 7/25/18 at 10:30

The eastbound lanes are reopened but 2 of 2 westbound lanes remain closed.

All lanes are expected to reopen by sometime Thursday.

Be prepared to stop, use caution when traveling through this area.


MONTGOMERY, WV (WOAY) – A rock slide has closed both lanes of Route 60 on the Fayette and Kanawha County line.

Dispatch tells WOAY that the call came in at around 12:20 pm of a rock slide. Montgomery Fire Department, Smithers Fire Department, and DOH responded to the scene.

Both westbound and eastbound lanes are closed.

Stay with WOAY News for further updates.

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