Mid-Ohio Valley paving efforts may cause traffic delays

PARKERSBURG — Motorists may experience traffic delays in the coming weeks as paving projects begin in Jackson, Wirt and Pleasants counties, the West Virginia Department of Highways said.

In Jackson County, crews Wednesday began resurfacing Jackson County Route 10/4 from milepost 3.17 to milepost 8.65. A flagman will be present, but drivers should expect significant delays and alternative routes are advised.

Crews will be working from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily until completion around Aug. 15.

In Wirt County on Wednesday, crews began resurfacing and installing pipes and inlets on West Virginia 5 from milepost 3.48 at Munday Road to milepost 4.85. Crews will be working from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day until the target completion date of Oct. 18.

Minor delays are expected.

Significant delays are expected as crews began resurfacing roads in Pleasants County on Wednesday at multiple sites. From 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day, crews will be working until the estimated completion date of Aug. 18.

* Pleasants County Road 16/10 Cunningham Circle

* Pleasants County Road 50/5 Big Painter Road

* Pleasants County Road 50/4 Nine mile

* Pleasants County Road 16/7 Powell Road

* Pleasants County Road 16/6 Cloverdale Church Road

* Pleasants County Road 16/1 Locke Road

* Pleasants County Road 16/9 Big Painter Extension

* Pleasants County Road 16/8 Nine Mile Extension

* Pleasants County Road 16/5 Caroline Drive

* Pleasants County Road 20/4 Nichols Road

* Pleasants County Road 16/3 Old School House Road

* Pleasants County Road 16/4 Roby Hill Road

Inclement weather and other unforeseen circumstances may alter the schedules, the division said.