New Date for Ramp Closure

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Due to weather the Ohio Department of Transportation said the Interstate 70 reconstruction project did not switch into Phase 1 configuration in the westbound lanes as planned.

Motorists can now expect I-70 to be restricted to one lane starting Wednesday beginning at 9am to place the phase one traffic switch pavement markings. The 6th Street on ramp will also close at the same time.

The 6th Street on ramp will remain closed during phases 1, 2 and 3 construction which is approximately 5.5 years.

The detour is Zane Street to Adair Avenue to Blue Avenue to I-70 west.

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Nichole Hannahs
Nichole is WHIZ’s News Director/Anchor. She joined the WHIZ family while attending high school at Bishop Rosecrans, before taking a full-time position in 2005. Nichole is no stranger to the area. She grew up in Corning, Ohio and and graduated from Waynesburg College, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications emphasizing in Sports Broadcasting/Sports Information and Journalism.When not at work Nichole enjoys watching St. Louis Blues hockey, enjoying time with family, spending time outdoors and reading.If Nichole wasn't in broadcasting she'd probably have become a teacher.Nichole is married to a fellow sports fan Brandon. They have two sons Cameron and Xavier.