UPDATE: Road closure on US 50 Westbound now set to begin Tuesday

HARRISON COUNTY, W.Va (WDTV) - The start date of a local road closure has been moved up. US 50 Westbound at the Downtown Salem Exit will be closed Tuesday from 12:00 p.m. through 6:00 p.m.

The Division of Highways says that both Westbound lanes will be closed, but the Westbound Downtown Salem Exit will be open. US 50 Eastbound will also be open. The Downtown Salem Exit will be open to detour traffic.

The Exit ramp does have a lane restriction of 16 feet. Super/wide loads will not be allowed to use the Downtown Salem Exit to detour through Salem.

The closure is due to an emergency deck repair.