lane closures this week on Interstate 70 for traffic switches at State Route
331 Interchange project
BELMONT COUNTY – Interstate 70 will be restricted
this week from 7 PM to 9 AM for changes to the traffic pattern in the work zone
for the $19.5 million, State Route 331 Interchange improvement project.
night, October 3rd until Thursday, October 5th, there
will be nightly lane closures from 7 PM to 9 AM in both the eastbound and
westbound lanes of I-70.
be switched in the contraflow pattern. When completed, three lanes of traffic will
be on the westbound bridge – two of which will be traveling westbound and one eastbound,
and one lane of traffic will remain on the eastbound bridge.
Work began in April of last year on
this major interchange improvement project intended to reduce
congestion and improve safety. ODOT’s contractor is Shelly & Sands Inc.,
from Columbus, Ohio, and the current completion date for all work is July 31,