` I-70 Bridges Project Update: Week of 1/4/2021

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I-70 Bridges Project Update: Week of 1/4/2021

1/8/2021
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 January 4, 2021.

Below is a review of the work that has taken place on the project and work scheduled for the coming week:
Week of 1/4/2021
Sections A and C Westbound crossovers were in effect.
The Market Street Overpass width reduction continued. 
The lane width reductions on the eastbound entrance ramp and westbound exit ramp to Wheeling Island continued.

Look Ahead to Week of 1/11/2021
Construction will continue in Sections A and C Westbound where crossovers are in effect.
The Market Street Overpass width reduction will continue.
The lane width reductions on the eastbound entrance ramp and westbound exit ramp to Wheeling Island will continue.
Beginning Tuesday, January 12, there will be single right lane restrictions on the I-70 westbound 1st Bridge East from just beyond Exit 1B to approximately Wheeling Tunnel. These restrictions will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and should be lifted by Friday, January 15.
Beginning Tuesday, January 12, there will be single lane restrictions on Ohio Route 7 from just south of Aetna Street in Martins Ferry up until the Bridgeport Exit. These restrictions will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and should be lifted by Thursday, January 14. 


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​.

Contact:



WVDOTCommunications@wv.gov