One lane closed in each
direction on SR 79 at I-70 Interchange beginning Monday, March 27th,
Beginning Monday, March 27th, there will
be one lane closed in each direction on SR 79 at the I-70 Interchange in
Z Construction is the prime contractor for this project which includes a bridge
replacement of the SR 79 bridge over I-70 and a bridge rehabilitation of the SR
79 structure over 11th Street in Newark. At location one, one lane
will be maintained on SR 79 in each direction for the duration of the project.
At location two, traffic will be maintained at all times.
location one, there will be a 24 hour closure of the ramps from SR 79 to I-70
and from I-70 to SR 79. There will also be rolling short closures (15 minutes)
of I-70 for the demolition of the structure and erecting of the steel beams.
Dates and times of these closures will be sent out at a later date. The
estimated completion date for this project is November 15th,
The environmental review,
consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental
laws for this project are being, or have been, carried-out by ODOT pursuant to
23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and
executed by FHWA and ODOT.
additional information, please contact:
Morgan Overbey, Public
Information Officer, at (740) 323-5204,