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

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

6/29/2020

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 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​


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Contact:

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