Nighttime restrictions expected Wednesday on eastbound
Interstate 70 and US Route 40
BELMONT COUNTY – Weather permitting, Interstate 70 eastbound and
US Route 40 will be reduced to one lane Wednesday evening, March 28th,
from 7 PM until 9 AM Thurdsay morning. US Route 40 traffic will be maintained with
The lane closures are necessary to remove the beams from the existing
bridge at the $19.5 million, State Route 331 Interchange improvement project.
ODOT’s contractor, Shelly & Sands Inc., from Columbus, Ohio,
began work in April of 2016 on this major interchange improvement
project intended to reduce congestion and improve safety. The
current completion date for all work is July 31, 2018.