Lane closures announced for I-79 bridge at Mon/Marion county line

The West Virginia Division of Highways is advising motorists of construction on I-79's Whiteday Creek Bridge (at the Monongalia/Marion county line) that will lead to lane closures in the coming days.

Beginning Thursday at 7 p.m., the right-hand lane (slow lane) Northbound and Southbound. This will continue until through 6 a.m. on Friday.

The left-hand lanes (slow lanes) will be closed beginning 7:00 p.m. on Friday and last through Monday at 6:00 a.m.

Officials say the reason for the closures is to perform rehabilitation work on the bridge.

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