‘It will be closed quite a while.’ Eastbound lanes closed near Elm Grove

Ohio County

Wheeling, W.Va (WTRF)- Crews and officials are heading to the scene of a crash near Elm Grove.

A trailer that carries sand apparently crashed and split in half on the eastbound side of construction past exit 5 heading toward The Highlands.

Sheriff Tom Howard says these lanes will be closed for ‘quite a while.’

Howard says that the interstate is filled with ‘pellets of plastic’ that need to be cleaned up.

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You can watch traffic backing up on our I-70 Elm Grove camera, here

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