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I-70 Bridges Project Update: Construction to Restart Monday, March 30th
03/27/2020
Following a two week pause, the West Virginia Division of Highways advises that Swank Construction, the contractor on the I-70 Bridges project, will resume work on Monday, March 30. All existing detours will continue....read more
WV DMV reminds customers of transaction extensions
03/26/2020
A 90-day extension on many driver and vehicle transactions has been granted through the West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles due to the closure of all Regional Offices....read more
WVDOT offers COVID-19 guidance for DOH transportation workers and bridge inspectors
03/25/2020
Beginning Monday, March 23, WVDOH implemented a plan which will allow continued public service for essential roadwork and emergency situations while reducing the number of workers present at one time in response to the COVID-19 pandemic....read more
West Virginia Welcome Centers and Rest Areas to remain open to travelers
03/19/2020
All Welcome Centers and Rest Areas will continue to be maintained and cleaned, with their restrooms open. However, employees will not be staffing information stations at Welcome Centers....read more
I-70 Bridges Project Update: Contractor to Suspend Work for 2 Weeks
03/18/2020
Swank Construction, the contractor on the I-70 Bridges project, has notified the West Virginia Division of Highways of their decision to suspend work for the next two weeks, as a precautionary measure....read more
WV DMV regional offices to close
03/18/2020
The DMV is also extending the expiration date of any driver’s license, instructional permit, or vehicle registration with an expiration date in March or April of 2020 for three months....read more
DMV to limit number of customers in regional offices
03/17/2020
DMV reminding public that many transactions can be done online or mailed in...read more
I-70 Bridges Project Update: Week of 3-9-2020
03/09/2020
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....read more
I-70 Bridges Project Update: Ohio Route 7 South Lane Closures Beginning March 12
03/06/2020
The West Virginia Division of Highways advises that on Thursday, March 12 and Friday, March 13, there will be daytime (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) single lane closures on Ohio Route 7 South from south of Aetna Street in Martins Ferry to the Bridgeport Exit....read more
I-70 Bridges Project Update: Week of 3/2/2020
03/03/2020
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 February 24, 2020....read more
I-70 Bridges Project Update: Ramp Closure on Wednesday, March 4
03/02/2020
The West Virginia Division of Highways advises that on Wednesday, March 4, Ramp J (US 250N to I-70 Westbound) will be closed....read more
I-70 Bridges Project Update: Lane Closure Beginning Tuesday, March 3 on Ohio Route 7
02/25/2020
The West Virginia Division of Highways advises that from Tuesday, March 3 through Friday, March 6, the right Southbound lane of Ohio Rt. 7 will be closed during daytime hours (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) to allow for signage installation....read more
I-70 Bridges Project Update Week of 2-17-2020
02/21/2020
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 February 17, 2020....read more
I-70 Bridges Project Update Traffic Slowdowns on Thursday and Monday
02/19/2020
The West Virginia Department of Transportation advises there will be traffic slowdowns to allow for construction occurring on I-70 Eastbound for fifteen minutes on Thursday, February 20th beginning at 5:30AM....read more
I-70 Bridges Project Update Week of 2/10/2020
02/14/2020
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 February 10, 2020....read more
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