lane closures expected tomorrow night on Interstate 70 at Commons Mall Crossing
BELMONT COUNTY – Starting at 9 PM
tomorrow night, August 16th, Interstate 70 eastbound will be reduced
to one lane at the $10.3 million Commons Mall
Crossing project in St. Clairsville.
contractor, Shelly & Sands Inc., from Columbus, Ohio, will be placing
falsework and splicing the beams. The lane will reopen by 6 AM, Thursday
9 PM on Friday night, August 18th, I-70 westbound will be reduced to
one lane as well to set the last four beams for the new bridge over the highway.
That work will also be completed by 6 AM Saturday morning.
permitting, more nighttime lane closures between 9 PM and 6 AM are expected
next week for falsework placement.
began in March to construct a new connector
roadway west of Mall Road, reconstruct a portion of the existing Mall Ring Road, and construct a new bridge over I-70 to the
Commons Mall Crossing Road which connects to U.S. Route 40.
completion date for this entire job intended to relieve congestion and improve
safety at the Mall Road intersections as well as increase economic development
opportunities in the area is set for October 31, 2018.