Sheriff: Belmont County road advisory lowered to level one


UPDATE (2/8): Belmont County Sheriff’s Office has lowered the road advisory to a level one snow emergency.

UPDATE (2/7): According to Ohio Department of Transportation, both Eastbound and Westbound traffic is now open along I-70 in Belmont County.

Officials also say crews treating the roads and motorists should proceed with caution.

BELMONT COUNTY (WTRF) – Officials in Belmont County have announced a level 2 winter road condition advisory.

Ohio Department of Transportation has officially shut down I-70 Westbound near the Ohio Valley Mall exit due to whiteout conditions .

Officials are also reporting multiple vehicle accidents.

Traffic heading Eastbound is restricted

ODOT encourages motorists to seek alternate routes and proceed with caution.

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