PRINCETON, WV (WVNS) — Construction on the West Virginia Turnpike has continued to slow the commute for drivers taking the interstate to and from work or other places.

Today, October 24, 2022, the construction continues in both Raleigh and Mercer County. According to West Virginia 511, other maintenance at exit 14 on I-77 is causing the closure of the right northbound lane. I-77 is scheduled to be down to one lane at the Athens Road exit until 6:00 PM this evening. At mile marker 20, one northbound lane will also be closed until 6:00 PM for ‘other maintenance’.

In Raleigh County, I-77 at mile marker 52 will be closed down to just the right northbound lane for maintenance until 6:00 PM today, October 24, 2022.

According to WV 511, more maintenance at mile marker 39 in Raleigh County will cause the closure of the northbound left lane. This closure is scheduled to last until Friday, October 28, 2022.

The maintenance comes at the same time as a scheduled bridge deck replacement at exit 28 in Ghent.

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