CORNWALL - Route 218 will remain closed from West Point through Cornwall until Friday following the pre-Thanksgiving storm.

Police say Route 218 from West Point through Cornwall was closed at around 6 p.m. Tuesday night. The Department of Transportation will re-evaluate if the road can be reopened Friday morning.

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The windy road is often closed when there is more than an inch of water on it. In this case, officials were concerned about rockslides following the amount of rain that fell.

Route 9W is being used as an alternate in the meantime.