Department of Transportation

I-70 Bridges Project Update: Market Street Overpass Width Reduction and Ramp Closure Beginning Monday, May 11

​CHARLESTON, WV – Continuing its commitment to transparency, the West Virginia Department of Transportation advises that, as of Monday, May 11, there will be a width reduction on the Market Street Overpass in Wheeling. This reduction will occur throughout all hours and will continue for approximately two months. 

Additionally, Monday, May 11, the I-70 Westbound on-ramp from Main Street in Wheeling (Ramp N2), will be closed. This ramp is anticipated to re-open Monday, June 1, 2020. 
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


Brent Walker
(304) 558-9227