Originating near St. Clairsville, Ohio, Interstate 470 serves as a southern bypass of Wheeling and the Wheeling Tunnel (I-70) along a 10.63 mile course. I-470 angles southeast from a wye interchange with I-70 east of St. Clairsville along a rural setting to SR 7 (Exit 6) and the Ohio River. Crossing the river into West Virginia, I-470 advances 3.94 miles through South Wheeling and the village of Bethlehem to converge with I-70 east ahead of Elm Grove.


Interstate 470 East
Interstate 470 ascends from the three level interchange (Exit 1) with U.S. 250/Route 2 and the Ohio River into the village of Bethlehem. A diamond interchange joins the freeway with CR 91 (Dans Cutoff Road). 10/15/04
Eastbound reassurance shield posted between the U.S. 250/Route 2 on-ramp and Bethlehem on I-470. 10/15/04
Dans Cutoff Road ties I-470 into Chapel Road and Route 88 at Bethlehem. Route 88 originates from U.S. 250 south of Sherrard, heading north to Bethlehem. The state route concludes at Route 27 north of Bethany. 10/15/04
A high level bridge carries Chapel Road (CR 6) above I-470 to the east of the exchange with Dans Chapel Road. 10/15/04
The final confirming marker for Interstate 470 east stands along the descent from Bethlehem to I-70 in east Wheeling. 10/15/04
Exit 5 departs from I-70 for U.S. 40 (National Road) in east Wheeling just beyond the end of I-470. U.S. 40 overlaps with Route 88 from Bethany Pike in Wheeling to Kruger Street at Elm Grove. 10/15/04
I-470/70 converge at a wye interchange in East Wheeling. I-70 advances east toward Washington, Pennsylvania beyond a folded diamond interchange (Exit 5) with U.S. 40/Route 88 (National Road). 10/15/04
Elm Grove and Triadelphia lie east beyond I-470 and the split of U.S. 40 and Route 88 at Exit 5. An end shield for I-470 was added to the mainline by 2007. 10/15/04
Interstate 470 concludes its 10.6 mile run as traffic defaults onto I-70 eastbound ahead of U.S. 40/Route 88 (National Road). 10/15/04
Interstate 470 West

Interstate 470 ascends from I-70 at Exit 5A to Bethlehem and south Wheeling.
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I-470 bypasses Downtown Wheeling and the Wheeling Tunnel, taking through traffic west toward Columbus, Ohio.
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A diamond interchange (Exit 2) joins I-470 and Dans Cutoff Road in the village of Bethlehem. Dans Cutoff Road connects with Chapel Road (CR 6) to the north and 29th Street Boulevard (CR 18) to the south.
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Chapel Road (CR 6) spans high above I-470 on a 1972 built steel rigid frame bridge at the departure to Exit 2.
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Dans Cutoff Road angles southeast from Exit 2 to Route 88. Route 88 (Ridgecrest Road) travels north from Sherrard in Marshall County to Bethlehem, turning east to Elm Grove.
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Interstate 470 descends beyond Exit 2 at Bethlehem to Exit 1 for U.S. 250/Route 2 and the Ohio River.
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Interstate 470 converges with the freeway along U.S. 250/Route 2 at a three level interchange (Exit 1) in south Wheeling.
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U.S. 250/Route 2 overlap north to Downtown Wheeling and I-70 at Exit 1B and south to Moundsville.
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Interstate 470 crosses the Ohio River over a steel arch bridge between south Wheeling, West Virginia and north Bellaire, Ohio.
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I-470 enters the Buckeye State one half mile ahead of a trumpet interchange (Exit 6) with SR 7 (Jefferson Street) to Bridgeport.
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SR 7 lines the eastern border of Ohio on a 335.98 mile course from Conneaut on Lake Erie to east Burlington across from Huntington, West Virginia.
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This vintage confirming marker along westbound I-470 beyond Exit 6 was replaced by 2008.
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CR 214 (Bellaire-High Ridge Road) winds southeast from U.S. 40 near Blaine to a diamond interchange (Exit 3) with Interstate 470.
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I-70 west meets I-77 southeast of Cambridge 42 miles ahead, as the state capital debuts at 122 miles out.
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Ramps partition for Banfield Road at a half diamond interchange (Exit 1) and westbound Interstate 70 one mile ahead. Banfield Road joins I-470 with the Ohio Valley Mall.
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I-470 converges with I-70 west for nearby St. Clairesville ahead as Exit 1 departs for Banfield Road. I-70 advances across the Buckeye State to Zanesville, Columbus, and Dayton.
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    Page Updated 05-02-2021.

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