Lane closure to begin on I-79 Northbound Thursday

MONONGALIA COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV) -- The West Virginia Division of Highways says they will be closing one lane of Interstate 79 Northbound from Mile Post 155.50 to the WV/Pennsylvania state line beginning at 6:30 a.m. on Thursday.

The inside lane, or fast lane, will be closed until June 18 at 9:00 p.m. in order to repair and pave the road.

Traffic delays are expected.

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