Update: Road cleared following rock slide on Pine Mountain in Letcher County

Picture Courtesy: Dawn Metcalfe Lloyd
Picture Courtesy: Dawn Metcalfe Lloyd(WYMT)
Published: Jan. 15, 2020 at 7:19 AM EST
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We're told the rock slide has been cleared and all lanes of the road are back open.

Original Story

A rock slide is affecting traffic on Pine Mountain in Letcher County Tuesday morning.

Our media partner 103.9 the Bulldog in Whitesburg is reporting that most of U.S. 119 near the top of the mountain close to the entrance of Little Shepherd Trail is blocked and several large rocks are in the road.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area until further notice.

This is a developing story.

Update: US 119 on Pine Mountain is now all clear as of 8:00am. ****Bulldog Traffic Alert**** There is a huge rock...

Posted by 103.9 The Bulldog WXKQ on Wednesday, January 15, 2020