KENOVA, WV (WOWK) – Update 12:07 p.m. Oct. 20 – The east bound lane on I-64 will be closed around 9 p.m. tonight and will be shut down until repairs are complete.
At this time, the WV DOH says the estimate for the repair stands at several hours.
Eastbound traffic will be redirected through the city, on 14th Street to Route 60, then east on Route 60, through Ceredo, all the way to the Exit 6 on-ramp in Huntington. There will be traffic control signals in the city will be set to flash, giving eastbound traffic the priority.
Due to the volume of vehicles expected to come through from the interstate, motorists should practice caution.
WV DOH officials say tomorrow morning’s commute should be normal and any changes will be announced should they change.
KENOVA, WV (WOWK) – Traffic will be reduced to one lane of travel on Broad Hollow Bridge along I-64 near mile marker 1.75.
According to the West Virginia Division of Highways, the eastbound lane will be closed from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20 for emergency repair work on the bridge.
Officials say eastbound traffic traveling on I-64 will use Exit 1 and follow the signed detour along US 60 eastbound during the repair.