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WV may have Mon-Fay Expwy link done by August 20th?

A recent story in the Uniontown Herald-Standard reports that the completion of WV 43 to Bower's Lane is scheduled for August 20th.  Wow, that's fast!

A reminder that this will not tie the freeway directly to Interstate 68 as motorists will need to make about a 1/2 mile detour on local roads to get to I-68.  However, when this phase is completed and open sometime after August, it will eliminate nearly seven miles of travel on a narrow and sometimes twisty Highway 857.

WVDOH will build a direct high-speed connection between WV 43 and I-68 when traffic volumes warrant it. That could be years if not decades away.

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Anonymous said…
A direct connection to I-68 is planned by the end of 2010, but the interchange will simply include a few modifications to the diamond at Exit 10. A high-speed phase is planned when traffic volumes warrant.

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