I-70 Bridges Project Update: Nighttime Closure in Both Directions,
CHARLESTON, WV – The
West Virginia Department of Transportation advises there will be a full closure
of I-70 in both directions during night hours (11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.)
beginning Monday, February 10th through Thursday, February 13th
in order for crane set-up and steel beam removal for the rehabilitation of the
ODOT Bridge. On those same dates and timeframe, there will be intermittent lane
closures on Ohio Route 7. All lanes on I-70 will be reopened after 5:00 a.m.
Westbound I-70 traffic
will be forced to exit at Wheeling Island and can return to I-70 at the
Marion Street exit. Eastbound I-70 traffic is advised to use I-470 as a
detour during this timeframe. Signage will be posted along the roadway during
this timeframe. Additionally, casino traffic from the East will be accommodated
through the Marion Street exit.
Motorists are advised to be alert for
changing traffic patterns and expect delays. Any questions or concerns
regarding the I-70 Bridges Project can be directed to the hotline at
304-810-3214. For additional information regarding this project, please visit www.i70forward.com.
Inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances could change the project
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