The West Virginia Division of Highways advises that, beginning Tuesday, January 12, 2021, 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 are required for the installation of temporary electrical in preparation for the upcoming Eastbound I-70 detour. All conflicting signage will be covered until the detour is implemented. The restrictions will take place from 9AM to 3PM and should be lifted by Friday, January 15, 2021 weather dependent.
Heads up, phones down! Motorists are advised to be alert for changing traffic patterns and to expect delays. Any questions or concerns regarding the I-70 Bridges Project can be directed to the hotline at 304-810-3214. For additional information regarding the project, visit www.i70forward.com
. Inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances could change the project schedule.