FAIRMONT, W.Va. (WBOY) — A tractor-trailer lost its load while in the area of mile marker 136 on I-79 southbound Tuesday morning, and 911 officials say road and lane closures are expected.
According to the Marion County 911 Communications Center, the call came in at 8:04 a.m., and as of around 9 a.m., officials said the fast lane of the interstate was closed, however, the entire southbound side of I-79 will soon be shut down for crews to clean up the lost load.
During that time, traffic will be “rerouted through town,” and the clean-up will last “about a couple of hours,” but an approximate time was not given, according to the comm center.
No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.
Check WV511.org for the latest on traffic conditions in the area.