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Route 34 In Putnam County Reopens After Fallen Line
Reported by: Bethany Simmons
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Oct. 30, 2012 8:12 AM EDT
Updated: Oct. 30, 2012 5:07 PM EDT
Winfield , Putnam County , West Virginia
Route 34 between Winfield and Teays Valley reopened about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. The portion of roadway had been closed since early Tuesday after a report of a fallen power line that was live.
Traffic was redirected away from the area while DOH and power crews worked to remove the line.
Route 34 between Winfield and Teays Valley remains shut down Tuesday morning because of a live power line that fell earlier in the day.
Eyewitness News has learned that a Putnam County deputy saw the downed line and closed that portion of roadway shortly after 8 a.m.
Officials with the Department of Highways and power company have been notified. That roadway will remain closed until further notice. Keep checking wchstv.com for updates.
Putnam County dispatchers said a portion of Route 34 was closed early Monday because of a live wire that had fallen in the area.
Eyewitness News was notified about 8 a.m. that the road has been shut down between Winfield and Teays Valley.
You are asked to avoid the area until further notice.
Keep checking wchstv.com for updates.
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