Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

December 30, 2013

Rockslide blocks one lane of Route 52

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

NORTHFORK — One lane of U.S. Route 52 in McDowell County was closed Monday evening due to a rockslide.

The rockslide was reported at 8:49 p.m., according to a dispatcher with McDowell County 911. The slide was located near the town of Northfork.

Members of the Northfork Volunteer Fire Department were on the scene, and waiting for crews with the state Department of Highways to arrive and clear the debris away, the dispatcher said.

No injuries were reported.