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I-70 Bridges Project Update: Week of 6-22-2020

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CHARLESTON, WV – Continuing its commitment to transparency, the West Virginia Department of Transportation offers the following weekly update on the I-70 Bridges Projects in Ohio County for the week of June 22, 2020.

Below is a review of the work that has taken place on the project and work scheduled for the coming week:

Week of 6/22/2020

I-70

Sections A and C Westbound crossovers were in effect.

Westbound lanes were closed from Exit 2A through the span of Fulton Bridge.

o As a part of this long-term closure, the Oglebay Park I-70 Westbound Entrance Ramp (Exit 2A) and the 16th Street Ramp (Exit 1B) to US 250/WV 2 were also closed.

The Market Street Overpass width reduction continued. 

The closure of the on-ramp from US-250 North to I-70 Westbound continued. 

McColloch Street single lane closures continued. 

There were single lane closures on Route 2 (Main Street) in the area under I-70.

US Route 40

The single lane closures continued underneath the Elm Grove Bridge near Exit 4.

Look Ahead to Week of 6/29/2020

I-70

Construction will continue in Sections A and C Westbound where crossovers are in effect.

Westbound lane closures from Exit 2A through the span of Fulton Bridge will continue.

o As a part of this long-term closure, the Oglebay Park I-70 Westbound Entrance Ramp (Exit 2A) and the 16th Street Ramp (Exit 1B) to US 250/WV 2 are also closed.

The Market Street Overpass width reduction will continue.

The closure of the on-ramp from US 250 North to I-70 WB will continue.

The area of McColloch Street under I-70 will continue to have single lane closures.

The single lane closures on Route 2 (Main Street) in the area under I-70 will continue.

US Route 40

The single lane closure beneath the Elm Grove Bridge near Exit 4 will continue.

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. Please note that inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances could change the project schedule. For additional information regarding this project, please visit www.i70forward.com​