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UPDATE: EB I-64 Ramps Back Open at W. 17th Street in Huntington

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 2/24/14 @1:45 p.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – The eastbound entrance and exit ramps of I-64 at West 17th Street in Huntington are back open after a truck lost part of its load Monday morning.

The semi was carrying a load of steel beams. About 35 of the beams came off the semi.

The accident happened about 8:15 a.m. Monday

Traffic on the interstate was not impacted by the accident.



UPDATE 2/24/14 @ 11:25 a.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – The eastbound entrance ramp of I-64 at West 17th Street in Huntington is now closed after a truck lost part of its load.

The semi was carrying a load of steel beams. About 35 of the beams came off the semi.

The accident happened about 8:15 a.m. Monday

The exit ramp was originally closed, but the eastbound entrance ramp is now closed until the beams can be cleared.

The eastbound exit ramp is open.

Traffic on the interstate is not impacted by the accident.

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ORIGINAL STORY 2/24/14 @ 9a.m.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – The eastbound exit ramp of I-64 at West 17th Street in Huntington is closed after a truck lost part of its load.

The truck was carrying a load of steel beams. About 35 of the beams came off the semi. The accident happened about 8:15 a.m. Monday

There is no word when the exit ramp will reopen. The eastbound entrance ramp is open, but traffic is moving slowly around the accident scene.

Traffic on the interstate is not impacted by the accident.

Drivers heading east on I-64 can use the 5th Street exit as an alternate exit.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.


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