Department of Transportation

I-70 Bridges Project Update: Week of 3-9-2020

3/9/2020
​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 March 9, 2020.
Below is a review of the work that has taken place on the project and work scheduled for the coming week:
Week of 3/9/2020
I-70
  • Construction continued in Sections A and C Westbound where crossovers were in effect.
  • Westbound lanes were closed from Exit 2A through the span of Fulton Bridge.
    • 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 

Ohio Route 7
  • There were daytime (8 A.M. to 4 P.M.) single lane closures on RT-7 South from south of Aetna Street in Martins Ferry to the Bridgeport Exit.
    • These closures lasted from Thursday March 12th through Friday March 13th. 

Look Ahead to Week of 3/16/2020
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
    • 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. 

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:

Brent Walker
(304) 558-9227
Brent.H.Walker@wv.gov