FRAMETOWN, W.Va. — Traffic is being rerouted on Interstate 79 southbound in Braxton County after a section of the interstate buckled Monday night near Frametown.
The state Division of Highways is rerouting southbound traffic off of the Frametown exit and back on at the Servia Road exit. The detour is on state Route 4.
Northbound traffic is not impacted by the road condition, authorities said.
The DOH said Tuesday morning that section of I-79 would stay closed until further notice.
Traffic Advisory- I-79 south MM-46.5 will remain closed until further notice due to a road buckle.Detour is take Exit 51 Frametown to Rt-4 to Rt-11, back on at MM-46 Servia Rd. Detour travel time is 15 to 20 minutes. pic.twitter.com/P6j90omeEE
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