Hammond Road Connector to open Friday
COUNTY – The new Hammond Road Connector will be open to traffic this Friday,
July 14th, as part of the ongoing $19.5 million, major interchange
improvement project underway at Interstate 70.
signals at the old intersection of State Route 331 and Hammond Road will be
removed Friday as well, and access will no longer be permitted to Hammond Road
from SR 331. All traffic wanting to travel on Hammond Road will now have to use
the new Hammond Road Connector – this includes but is not limited to Belmont
College, Belmont County School of Hope, Belmont County JVS, the Belmont County
Sheriff’s Department, Sargus, and Belmont County Job and Family Services traffic.
contractor, Shelly & Sands Inc., from Columbus, Ohio, began
work in April of
last year on
this project to reduce
congestion and improve safety.
- Widening of U.S. 40, SR 331
and Hammond Road
- A new connector between existing
SR 331 and Hammond Road
- Improved roadway and
- SR 331 bridge replacement
bridge deck replacements on I-70 over U.S. 40
- Pedestrian facilities within
the project limits
completion date for the entire project is July 31, 2018.