West Virginia DOH busy across Mid-Ohio Valley
PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia Division of Highways District 3 in Parkersburg has several projects getting underway next week in the Mid-Ohio Valley.
* In Pleasants County at the southern entrance to St. Marys, the WVDOH has announced that lane closures on the Hi Carpenter Bridge over the Ohio River will begin Monday to allow for a bridge inspection, according to Keeling Fife, District 3 bridge engineer.
Various lane closures will take place between 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. through Thursday to facilitate inspection access. No delays are expected; however, motorists are asked to reduce their speed through the work zone and follow the directions of traffic control devices.
The inspection schedule may be changed due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances.
* In Jackson County, the WVDOH has announced a paving project on W.Va. 2 beginning Wednesday, according to Mike Foley, District 3 construction engineer.
WV Paving will be resurfacing a section of W.Va. 2 beginning at the Jackson/Mason County line and ending at the junction of W.Va. 62 toward Ripley, a distance of 4.14 miles.
Crews will be working between 7 a.m.-7 p.m., but only minor delays are expected. Motorists are asked to slow down, use caution and obey all traffic control devices, including flagging personnel and pilot truck, while traveling through the work zone.
The anticipated completion date is Nov. 17.
* In Wood County, the WVDOH has announced a paving project on W.Va. 31 beginning Thursday, according to Foley.
Kelly Paving will be resurfacing a section of W.Va. 31 beginning at U.S. 50 (milepost 3.49) and ending at the junction of Wood County Route 2/1, Bull Creek Road (milepost 6.80).
Crews will be working between 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; however, only minor delays are expected. The anticipated completion date is Nov. 17.