US Route Work Zones
US 250 / WV 2 SB
Hospital Bridge Painting
Notes: LANE REDUCTION - This project is located on US 250/WV2 through southeast Wheeling, between the 16th Street and 18th Street Exits. The work consists of cleaning and painting the overpass bridge between these two exits. The project was awarded to KVK Contracting of Tarpon Springs, FL at a cost of $4,339,920.00. The contractor closed the southbound slow lane for the placement of equipment, and, continued with the installation of the paint containment system together with blasting and painting of the primer, intermediate and top coatings. The project is currently 43% complete; but, had been halted for the winter. The contractor has now returned to set more containment tarps. Painting is also resuming as the weather and temperatures permit. The planned completion date is October 30, 2014.
Colliers Way Bridge
Notes: LANE CLOSURES - This project is located above US 22 near the PA State Line in the City of Weirton. The work consists of replacing the Colliers Way Bridge, on WV State Route 105 as it crosses US Route 22. The project was awarded to Swank Construction Company, Inc. of New Kensington, PA at a cost of $4,726,362.66. The contractor has set-up traffic controls, and has closed both the east and westbound left (fast) lanes of US Route 22. Work is continuing as the electrical contractor works on forming and pouring concrete foundations for High Mast Lighting. A subcontractor will be working on setting reinforcing steel and Stay In Place (SIP) forms that will be used during the pour of a portion of the new bridge deck. And, at the same time, the prime contractor will be performing cut & fill earthmoving operations along County Route 105 and along the entrance/exit ramps. The planned completion date is October 31, 2014; and, the project is currently 27% complete