Update 10:00 p.m. Sunday: Brooke County officials confirm that the route is back open as of this evening.

UPDATE: 10:30 a.m. Sunday, May 8, 2022

The Follansbee Police Department confirms that Route 2 remains closed as of Sunday morning. There is no estimated time for the road to reopen.

Stay with 7News and WTRF.com for updates.


UPDATE 11:00 p.m.: Route 2 is still closed according to Brooke County officials. They tell 7News it looks like it won’t be open until Sunday at the earliest.


BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. (WTRF) — West Virginia Route 2 is closed north of the Wabash Bridge near Follansbee.

Brooke County 911 says the route is impassible to traffic due to a mud slide.

They do not yet have an estimated time for when the road will reopen.

7NEWS will update this story once the route reopens.