POMEROY, Ohio – A rockslide has closed a portion of Main Street in Pomeroy.
A rockslide occurred across from McDonald’s around 4 a.m. Friday morning. The Pomeroy Fire Department was called out to help clear the trees that had fallen along with a portion of a large rock that had broken in two, but the incident required a larger cleanup.
Crews from the Ohio Department of Transportation along with AEP and the Pomeroy Police Department currently are on the scene. As a precaution, electric has been disabled in downtown Pomeroy from the Marathon gas station through town.
The road is closed at this time until the rock and trees can be removed.
The Meigs Independent Press will update this story as more information becomes available.