A separate meeting was held at Rock Branch Elementary School later that day to advise citizens of a preliminary plan to widen Interstate 64 at the Nitro Bridge.
The state hasn't yet funded that project, but it would complete an effort to make the freeway six lanes continuously from Putnam County's bedroom communities to Charleston.
The commission had a light agenda at its regular meeting Tuesday morning.
Commissioners voted not to close sections of Poplar and Elm streets per a resident's petition in unincorporated areas of Hurricane after hearing testimony from neighbors two weeks ago and visiting the site last week.
The road segments in question are not paved or in use, but adjacent property owners felt that officially closing the roads would affect their property value and accessibility.
The Putnam County Commission meets at 9 a.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the county courthouse in Winfield. All meetings are open to the public.
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