WVDOH announces lane closure on Route 131 to cause delays at I-79 intersection

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The West Virginia Division of Highways has announced that there will be a traffic delay/lane closure at the intersection of Route 131 and I-79, Exit 125 (Saltwell Exit) in the Norhtbound and Southbound lanes.

This traffic delay/lane closure will last Monday, August 20 from 7:00 a.m. until Wednesday, August 22 at 6:00 p.m.

The reason for this delay is drilling for core bearings for design of the roadway

Alternate routes will be I-79, Exit 124 and Route 279.

Route 131 will be narrowed to a single lane periodically, while I-79, both Northbound and Southbound, will be shoulder work only. There will be no lane closures on I-79.

The Division of Highways advises drivers to plan ahead and allow additional time for their commute, and that inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances could change this project schedule.

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