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I-70(E-W)/I-79(S-N) Duplex

70 79

Interstates 70 and 79 join for 3.55 miles bypassing Washington in Washington County.


Brian LeBlanc 3/02

Southbound on I-79, approaching the western split. I-79 meets I-70 at a high-speed interchange.

 


Brian LeBlanc 3/02

I-79 splits with one lane to follow each direction of I-70. I-70 is a northern bypass to Washington.

 


Brian LeBlanc 3/02

Three miles to the east, the two interstates split part on the east side of Washington.

 


Douglas Kerr 12/7/03

Westbound on I-70 at the eastern split interchange, which begins right after the overpass.

 


Dan Moraseski 9/1/03

Northbound on I-79 nearing the same, eastern split, a trumpet interchange. I-79 follows a steep, downhill grade on its way to the sharp cloverleaf ramp onto I-70 west.

 


Dan Moraseski 9/1/03

All traffic is advised to voluntarily do the unmentionable: slow down without exiting the interstate. I-79 north sharply loops around to join I-70 west to the left on the overpass. In this old interchange, I-79 narrows to one lane in each direction.

 


Dan Garnell 8/12/03

Westbound on I-70 approaching the eastern split, where I-79 north joins.

 


Dan Moraseski 9/1/03

Reassurance interstate shields westbound on I-70/I-79. I-70/I-79 bypasses Washington on its north side.

 


Dan Moraseski 9/1/03

After about three miles of joined highway, the two interstates split apart.

 

Local Names

West
70

Interstate 70

North
79

Raymond P. Shafer Highway

Duplex
70
79

Interstate 70
Raymond P. Shafer Highway

East
70

Interstate 70

South
79

Raymond P. Shafer Highway

 

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Adjacent Multiplexes

70
76

East to New Stanton

70
250

West to Wheeling, WV

79
19

South to Sutton, WV

 

 
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