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UPDATE: Grand Central Avenue reopened after closure due to “compromised” utility pole

Published: Oct. 29, 2020 at 12:28 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 29, 2020 at 12:50 PM EDT
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UPDATE: 10/20/2020 5:00 P.M.

A section of Grand Central Avenue near 16th Street is now open, following a closure due to a “compromised” utility pole.

Power company officials were called to the scene to address the problem.

There are no injuries reported in the incident.

ORIGINAL STORY: 10/29/2020 2:50 P.M.

VIENNA, W.Va. (WTAP) - A section of Grand Central Avenue is shut down while firefighters respond to a “compromised” utility pole.

A Wood County 911 dispatch supervisor said the problem is in the area of Grand Central Avenue and 16th Street.

Power-company officials have been called to the scene to work on the problem, but there’s no time frame for when the road will reopen.

There are no injuries reported in the incident.

We have a reporter headed to the scene and will have updates online and during WTAP News.

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