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UPDATE: Mudslide cleared for drivers in Kanawha County, WV

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Mudslide on Cabin Creek Rd. causing trouble for drivers. Mudslide on Cabin Creek Rd. causing trouble for drivers.

UPDATE:

The Division of Highways has finished cleaning up a mudslide from overnight.  It happened in the Eskdale area of Cabin Creek Road in Kanawha County.

The DOH said the problem started Wednesday night and got much worse Thursday morning.

Employees said they have stabilized the hillside and cleared the mud from the road.

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A mudslide was reported in Eskdale, WV early Thursday morning.  Mud and rocks are blocking Cabin Creek Road in the 9000 block.  The slide was first reported at 5:42 a.m.

Drivers are being advised to use caution in the area.  The debris is partially blocking one lane. Emergency dispatchers say the Division of Highways has been notified. 13 News Reporter Lisa Robbins is on the scene and says the area is not sectioned off and that several drivers have almost wrecked when they've hit the mudslide.

Another slide in the same area was reported last night at about 8:30 p.m.