DOH gives assessment of flood damage

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WDTV) -- The West Virginia Division of Highways announced an initial assessment of damage costs for eleven counties affected by recent flooding.

The division says over $6 million of damage was caused to approximately 200 routes, though that cost may change as assessment continues.

According to the DOH, crews have encountered damaged or plugged culverts, road washouts, clogged ditches, slips and slides, and trees and other debris on the roads.

They are asking those in affected areas to be cautious and stay alert while assessment and repairs continue.

To see a breakdown of damage by county, see the Related Document.

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