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was built in 1955 as the first portion of Interstate 70 in West Virginia. It now carries over 60,000 vehicles per day. The West Virginia Department of Transportation has developed the I-70 Forward Bridge Rehabilitation Project to rehabilitate the Fort Henry Bridge, along with 25 others requiring updates, to accommodate future traffic needs.
The I-70 Forward initiative, currently in the design phase, is a multi-year project that includes bridge rehabilitation and reconstruction from Ohio to just east of the Elm Grove Interchange. Visit the Contact Us page to learn how you can stay up to date on the I-70 Forward project. Click the WV 511 logo below to view real-time traffic conditions along I-70.