A major repaving project was scheduled to begin tonight on Interstate 79 in Marshall.
The $7.7 million project will resurface nearly 3.5 miles of the highway between Route 910-Wexford and the Butler County line. Traffic will be restricted to a single lane in both directions starting at 7 p.m. today through Thursday, with restrictions lifted by 6 a.m. each day.
Starting next Tuesday, a variety of restrictions will be in effect, continuing until the project is completed in November.
On the northbound side, traffic will be limited to a single lane from 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday until 6 a.m. the following day; from 10 p.m. Fridays until 9 a.m. Saturdays; and from 7 p.m. Saturdays until 9 a.m. Sundays. Two lanes will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. All lanes open at other times.
On the southbound side, traffic will be restricted to a single lane starting at 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays until 6 a.m. the next day and from 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays until 9 a.m. the next day. Two lanes will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays and 9 a.m. to noon on Sundays. All lanes open at other times.
Ramp closures and detours will occur at times to be announced.