Department of Transportation

I-70 Bridges Project

The West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) will hold an informational public meeting on Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 at Independence Hall in Wheeling, West Virginia on the I-70 Bridges Project.

NO FORMAL PRESENTATION WILL BE MADE. The scheduled public meeting is from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and the public will be afforded the opportunity to ask questions and give written comments on the project throughout the meeting. A handout with project details will be available at the meeting.

This meeting complies with the public involvement requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.

Purpose & Need

The purpose of the I-70 Bridges (State Project No. S335-70-0.01 00, Federal Project No. NFA-2317(008)) project is to rehabilitate or replace 26 bridges along I-70 in West Virginia and Ohio to provide structurally safe bridges and connections that accommodate current local and interstate travel needs. The bridges to be rehabilitated/replaced include the following, listed from west to east along the I-70 Corridor:

  • The ODOT Bridge BEL-070-26.84
  • Back Channel Bridge
  • Fort Henry Bridge
  • Main Street Bridge
  • Market Street Ramp A
  • Market Street Overpass
    • Ramp E
    • Ramp G
    • Ramp J
    • Ramp K
  • 1st Bridge East of Tunnel WB and EB
  • Fulton Bridge WB and EB
  • Elby's Bridge WB and EB
  • Mt. DeChantal Bridge WB and EB
  • Greenwood Cemetery Bridge WB and EB
  • National Road Overpass WB and EB
  • Elm Grove Interchange WB and EB
  • Middle Creek WB and EB

Project Documents

Detour Map
Handout
Project Map
Proposed Schedule
Project Timeline
Trails Detour Map

Comments

The comment period for this project ended on March 27, 2019.

The West Virginia Department of Transportation will, upon request, provide reasonable accommodations including auxiliary aids and services necessary to afford an individual with a disability an equal opportunity to participate in our services, programs and activities. Please contact us at (304) 558-3931.  Persons with hearing or speech impairments can reach all state agencies by calling (800) 982-8772 (voice to TDD) or (800) 982-8771 (TDD to voice), toll free.