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Rockslide Could Close One Lane of U.S. 52 in Lawrence County

By: WSAZ News Staff
By: WSAZ News Staff

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A rockslide along U.S 52 near the Ashland Bridges may cause some problems for drivers heading west Thursday afternoon.

The Ohio Department of Transportation says the slide is between the 11 and 12 mile markers, near the Ashland Bridge.

The boulder came crashing down about 10:30 a.m.

Crews on the scene tell WSAZ.com that the boulder hit a car and destroyed a concrete restraining wall.

WSAZ.com is told the driver had minor injuries to his head and arm, and was taken to a local hospital.

ODOT says one westbound lane is expected to be shut down early afternoon Thursday as crews work to clear the rocks from the road.

At noon, our crew said all lanes were open.

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