Rt. 51 Bridge to Be Dismantled; Traffic Will be Affected For Two Weeks

Nighttime Lane Closures Planned on I-81 Southbound in Berkeley County Beginning Monday, May 23, 2022 05-19

BURLINGTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Highways has announced  lane closures on Southbound Interstate 81, at Inwood Exit 5, in Berkeley County, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. beginning Monday, May 23, 2022, through Monday, June 6, 2022, to allow for the demolition of the WV 51 bridge over I-81.

Traffic will be directed off the Interstate via the southbound exit ramp and back onto the Interstate via the southbound on ramp. In addition, there will be periodic lane closures on the Northbound side to remove the abutments. Motorists are advised to stay alert and travel with caution through the work zone. Exact schedule is weather dependent.