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I-70 Bridges Project update: Lane closures on I-70 and US-40 begin Friday, Dec. 6
12/05/2019
Single lane daytime (8 A.M. to 5 P.M.) closures on I-70 Westbound in the area of the first bridge east of the tunnel....read more
I-70 Bridges Project update: Lane closures Monday and Tuesday night
11/25/2019
There will be single lane closures along I-70 in both directions during night-time hours (6 p.m. to 6 a.m.) in the area of the Elm Grove Interchange at Exit 5....read more
WVDOH explains snow and ice removal policy ahead of the coming winter season
11/20/2019
The severity of a winter storm and the priority of the routes dictate snow removal and ice contral operations....read more
WVDOT announces traffic changes in Wheeling as I-70 Bridges project begins
11/11/2019
Several impacts to motorists are now in effect....read more
Gov. Justice approves award of I-64 Nitro/St. Albans Bridge project
11/08/2019
Gov. Jim Justice and leaders from the West Virginia Department of Transportation announced that the contract for the major project to expand and revamp the I-64 Nitro/St. Albans Bridge has been awarded....read more
Gov. Justice announces I-64 Danner Road Overpass Bridge to be completed just 36 days into planned 60-day construction schedule
11/08/2019
Today, the Governor announced that crews are already wrapping up work on the bridge. It will reopen just 36 days after construction began and more than three weeks ahead of schedule....read more
WVDOH leaders preview major I-64 project between Merritts Creek and Huntington Mall in Barboursville
11/05/2019
Leaders from the West Virginia Division of Highways hosted members of the media for a press conference to preview the upcoming interstate widening project between the Merritts Creek and Huntington Mall exits on I-64 in Barboursville....read more
Work zone at I-64 Danner Bridge project in Charleston to shift to opposite lanes this week with westbound work set to begin
10/22/2019
Beginning Wednesday evening, crews will begin shifting I-64 traffic – between Oakwood Road and Montrose Drive – over to the newly-replaced eastbound bridge, as work is set to start on the westbound bridge Thursday morning....read more
DMV encouraging customers to obtain the Federal REAL ID driver’s license or ID card as soon as possible
10/16/2019
The West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles is encouraging DMV customers to obtain the REAL ID license or card as soon as possible....read more
Governor's Highway Safety Program partners with NHTSA Region 3; "Operation Crash Reduction" starts Oct. 11
10/11/2019
The campaign runs from today; Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 through Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, and its purpose is to save lives....read more
Gov. Justice celebrates progress of Roads to Prosperity program as $4.2 million bridge project in Harrison County nears completion
10/10/2019
Gov. Justice and leaders with the DOT held an event to celebrate the amount of road work that has been completed through Gov. Justice’s Roads To Prosperity program....read more
WVDOH leaders host media event to preview project, safety measures for I-64 Danner Road overpass bridge deck replacement
10/01/2019
The project on the bridge – one of the most-traveled bridges in the entire state – is set to begin this Saturday, Oct. 5, and is scheduled to take approximately 60 days to complete....read more
Major work on I-64 overpass bridge in Charleston to begin October 5
09/25/2019
Motorists should expect delays throughout the project, which is expected to last 60 days....read more
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