Department of Transportation

Slide Repair to Cause Lane Closure on I-79 in Marion County


Marion County - The West Virginia Division of Highways advises motorists that there will be a Lane Closure on I-79 Northbound Lane, at Mile Post 129 beginning on Monday, September 11, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. with the end date to be announced.      

The purpose for the closure is a slide correction on the Northbound Lane, right embankment.  Beginning the evening of September 11th, crews will be working to correct a slide that has occurred right of the Northbound lanes of I-79 near Mile Post 129.  A lane closure is necessary to complete the work.  However, lane closures are restricted to night time only between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 6:00 am.   Please note that inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances could change the project schedule.  Motorists are advised to plan ahead and allow additional time for their commute.


WVDOH District 4
(304) 842-1500