Work to Begin Monday to Narrow Lanes Near Nitro-St. Albans Bridge
CHARLESTON, WV – Contractors plan to start work the evening of Monday, Sept. 13, 2021, to narrow eastbound and westbound traffic lanes on Interstate 64 in the construction zone near the Nitro-St. Albans Bridge.
Eastbound lanes on the interstate will be narrowed to 11 feet for about one mile in the construction zone, while westbound lanes will be narrowed to 11 feet for about three miles. Narrow lanes will be in place through the fall as contractors prepare to widen I-64 from four to six lanes.
Work to paint new lane striping and install signage will begin the evening of Monday, Sept. 13, and continue for several days. Contractors expect to install barrier walls next week. Read more…
DOH warns of more traffic changes in I-64 Nitro/St. Albans bridge project
ST. ALBANS, W.Va. (WSAZ) – It’s been almost two months since the groundbreaking of the I-64 Nitro/St. Albans bridge project, and now officials are urging drivers that roads will be looking completely different throughout the area.
“For the next couple of years in the entire area of St. Albans (and) Nitro there will be multiple traffic shifts and multiple traffic changes, so please be cautious of the area and allow extra time for commute,” said Department of Highways (DOH) District 1 Engineer Gary Mullins. Read more…
Gov. Justice holds groundbreaking ceremony for I-64 Nitro/St. Albans Bridge construction; a Roads To Prosperity project
PUTNAM COUNTY, WV – From a construction zone overlooking the I-64 Nitro/St. Albans Bridge at the point where it crosses over the Kanawha River, Gov. Jim Justice joined United States Senator Shelley Moore Capito and West Virginia Department of Transportation officials Wednesday afternoon for a ceremony to celebrate the start of work on a major project in the area to enhance the existing bridge and add a second bridge to better serve motorists traveling the high-traffic section of interstate. Read more…
Ground broken on I-64 Nitro-St. Albans bridge project
NITRO, W.Va. — After being first announced in late 2019 and initial plans delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, state leaders and federal officials broke ground on Wednesday in Winfield to mark the beginning of construction on the I-64 Nitro/St. Albans Bridge project.
The $225 million project on the bridge also known as the Donald M. Legg Memorial Bridge, is slated to begin in days and be finished by October 2023.
The makeover is part of Gov. Jim Justice’s Roads to Prosperity project. Read more…
I-64 widening project details presented
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) – Drivers had their first opportunity to review proposed plans, ask questions and provide feedback on a major project what will eliminate one of the region’s largest bottlenecks.
It happened Tuesday during a virtual public meeting.
Work on Interstate 64 improvements beginning this fall
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Work on the Nitro to St. Albans I-64 Improvement Project is slated to begin this fall as crews will widen the interstate to allow for better traffic flow around mile markers 40 and 45.
The West Virginia Department of Transportation on Tuesday held a virtual public meeting on the project. HDR Engineering Inc. is leading design work while Brayman Construction and Trumbull, A Joint Venture is doing construction. Read more…
Gov. Justice approves award of I-64 Nitro/St. Albans Bridge project
PUTNAM COUNTY, WV – While overlooking the Interstate 64 Nitro/St. Albans Bridge, Gov. Jim Justice and leaders from the West Virginia Department of Transportation announced that the contract for the major project to expand and revamp the I-64 Nitro/St. Albans Bridge – also known as the Donald M. Legg Memorial Bridge – has been awarded to the joint venture of Brayman Construction and Trumbull Construction. Read more…