Road Information

Interstate 70 in Ohio Total Mileage in State: 225 miles
Eastern End: At West Virginia state line
Western End: At Indiana state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 225 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Belmont, Guernsey, Muskingum, Licking, Muskingum, Licking, Fairfield, Franklin, Madison, Clark, Montgomery, Preble
Major Junctions in Photos: I-77 near Cambridge 
I-270 in Columbus
I-71, in Columbus 
I-270, near Hilliard 
I-675, near Medway 
I-75 near Vandalia
Control Cities in Photos: Cambridge, Zanesville, Columbus, Springfield, Huber Heights

Westbound

   

Interstate 70 West as it enters the Buckeye State from West Virginia. Also, Interstate 70 West at Exit 225: OH 7 - Bridgeport  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West shield shortly after crossing the border.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Old Ohio-style speed limit sign near mile marker 224. The speed limit starts out at 65 mph for all traffic. These signs used to have a bottom portion listing the 55 mph truck speed limit, but that went away about 7 years ago when Ohio finally did away with split speed limits.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Mileage sign near mile marker 124. It's 3 miles to the junction of CR 214 and 123 miles to Columbus.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

The first Rest Area on Interstate 70 West in Ohio lies 13 miles ahead.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 222.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 220: US 40 - National Rd / County Rd 21  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 218: Mall Rd / Banfield Rd  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West assurance shield at mile marker 218.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 216: OH 9 - St Clairsville  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 215: US 40 - National Rd  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Speed limit sign near mile marker 215. As of July 2013, the speed limit on most rural Interstates in Ohio is 70 mph for all traffic. This was long overdue.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 213 to James E Carnes Center.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Also take Exit 213 to Ohio University Eastern Campus, Belmont College, and Belmont County JVS.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 213: OH 331 - Flushing  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 213. It's 34 miles to Cambridge and 111 miles to Columbus.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at the Rest Area located near mile marker 212.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 208 to Bethesda and Flushing.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Also take Exit 208 to Barkcamp State Park and Underground Railroad Museum Foundation.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 208: OH 149 - Belmont / Morristown  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West assurance shield near mile marker 208.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Another speed limit sign near mile marker 208. Speed limit - 70 mph.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 205.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 202 to Woodsfield and Egypt Valley Wildlife Area.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 202: OH 800 - Barnesville / Dennison  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Mileage sign near mile marker 202. It's 23 miles to Cambridge and 100 miles to Columbus.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 198: County Rd 114 / Fairview  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West entering Guersey County.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 195.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 193: OH 513 - Quaker City  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 189.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 186 to Senecaville Lake.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 186: US 40 / OH 285 - Senecaville / Old Washington  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 182.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West approaching Exits 180B-A - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 180B to Salt Fork State Park and Lodge.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Sign listing the distances to the three upcoming Cambridge exits.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 180B: Interstate 77 North - Cleveland  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 180A: Interstate 77 South - Marietta  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 178: OH 209 - Cambridge  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 176 to Pritchard-Laughlin Civic Center.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 169 to The Wilds.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 176: US 22 / US 40 - Cambridge  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at the Weigh Station located near mile marker 174. Surprisingly, this is the only scale you will pass on your way through Ohio on I-70 West.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 172.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 169 to Muskingum University as well as the John & Annie Glenn Historic Site.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Also take Exit 169 to The Wilds.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 169: OH 83 - New Concord / Cumberland  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Mileage sign near mile marker 169. It's 15 miles to Zanesville and 69 miles to Columbus.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 164 to National Road and Zane Grey Museum.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 164: US 22 / US 40 - Norwich  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at the Rest Area located near mile marker 162.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 160: Airport Rd / Sonora Rd  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take the second exit ahead (Exit 155) to Downtown.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

OH 666 is impassable for heavy trucks. Instead, use Exit 157.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 157: OH 93 - Zanesville / Adamsville  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

View on Interstate 70 West as you approach downtown Zanesville. Near here, the speed limit drops to 55 mph as you pass through Zanesville.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 155: OH 60 / OH 146 - Underwood St  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 153B: Maple Ave  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 153A to OU Zanesville, Zane State College, Dillon State Park, and the Fairgrounds.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 153A: State St  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 152: US 40 - National Rd  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 150.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at mile marker 147.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 142 to Brownsville.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 142: US 40 - Gratiot. There is no re-entry to I-70 West off this exit.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 137, as a third lane appears.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 132 to Somerset and New Lexington.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 132: OH 13 - Thornville / Newark  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 132. It's 3 miles to the next exit, which is the junction of OH 79, and it's 32 miles to Columbus.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at the Rest Area located near mile marker 130.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 129 to Great Circle Earthworks.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 129: OH 79 - Newark / Buckeye Lake  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 126 to Denison University and Millersport.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 126: OH 37 - Lancaster / Granville  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 122: OH 158 - Kirkersville / Baltimore  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

As you get closer to the Columbus city limits, this sign alerts motorists of current travel times to OH 256 and Interstate 270. Being that this was on a weekend, it's not surprising that they didn't have the travel times posted.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 120.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Just past mile marker 119, the speed limit drops down to 65 mph as you near the outskirts of Columbus.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 118: OH 310 - Etna / Pataskala  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at mile marker 116.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Trucks hauling hazardous materials who are planning to remain on Interstate 70 West must use Interstate 270 around downtown Columbus.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 112: OH 256 - Pickerington / Reynoldsburg  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Exit 108A for Interstate 270 South is the most direct bypass of downtown Columbus.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Use Interstate 71 North to Ohio Expo Center and Ohio State Fair.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 110: Brice Rd / Reynoldsburg  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West approaching Exits 108A-B - 1/4 mile.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 108A: Interstate 270 South - Cincinatti; Exit 108B: Interstate 270 North - Cleveland  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 107: OH 317 - Hamilton Rd / Whitehall  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 105B to Port Columbus Airport and the VA Medical Center.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 105B: James Rd / Bexley  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 105A: US 33 - Lancaster  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Use Exit 99B for OH 315 North to Ohio State University.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Sign listing the distances to the upcoming exits in downtown Columbus.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 103B to Capital University and DeVry.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Approaching downtown, the speed limit decreases to 55 mph as you pass through Columbus.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 103B: US 33 - Livingston Ave  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West approaching Exit 101A - 2 miles.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 102: Kelton Ave / Miller Ave  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 101B to Nationwide Arena and COSI Science Center. Stay in the 2 leftmost lanes to continue on Interstate 70 West.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Also take Exit 101B to the Statehouse and Convention Center.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West approaching Exit 101A - 1/2 mile.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Sign listing the distances to the upcoming exits in downtown. As you can deduce from this sign, Interstate 70 West and Interstate 71 South run concurrently for 2 miles through downtown, just ahead.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 101A: Interstate 71 North / US 40 - Cleveland / Broad St  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 101B: Downtown  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

View on Interstate 70 West / Interstate 71 South in downtown Columbus. Now you have to be in the 2 rightmost lanes to stay on I-70 West.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West / Interstate 71 South approaching Exits 99A-B - 1/4 mile.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West / Interstate 71 South at Exit 99A: Interstate 71 South - Cincinnati; Exit 99B: OH 315 North  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 99C: Rich St / Town St  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 98B: Mound St  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 98A: US 62 / OH 3 - Central Ave / Sullivant Ave  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 97: US 40 - W Broad St  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Just past Exit 97, the speed limit of 65 mph resumes as you leave downtown.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 95: Hague Ave  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 94: Wilson Rd  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West approaching Exit 93 - 1/2 mile.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 93: Interstate 270 - Cincinnati / Cleveland  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 91B to Hilliard.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 91B: Hilliard-Rome Rd North  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 91A: Hilliard-Rome Rd South  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 91. It's 35 miles to Springfield and 62 miles to Dayton.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 87.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 85 to Prairie Oaks and Battelle Derby Metro Parks.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 85: OH 142 - West Jefferson / Plain City  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Near mile marker 85, the standard rural Interstate speed limit of 70 mph resumes.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at mile marker 83.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 80: OH 29 - Mechanicsburg / Urbana  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 79 to Plain City.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 79: US 42 - London  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 75.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 72 to Madison County Fairgrounds.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 72: OH 56 - London  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at the Rest Area near mile marker 71.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 66: OH 54 - South Vienna / Catawba  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at mile marker 65.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 62 to Buck Creek State Park.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 62: US 40 - Springfield  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 59: OH 41 - South Charleston / Springfield  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Mileage sign near mile marker 58. It's 31 miles to Dayton and 134 miles to Indianapolis.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 54 for OH 72 South to Cedarville University, Wilberforce University, and Central State University.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Also take Exit 54 for OH 72 North to Clark State College, Springfield/Clark County JVS, and Wittenberg University. I never realized there were this many universities in the Springfield area.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 54 to Springfield Airport as well.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 54: OH 72 - Cedarville / Springfield  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 52A to Yellow Springs and Antioch University.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Also take Exit 52A to John Bryan State Park.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 52B: US 68 North - Urbana  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 52A: US 68 South - Xenia  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 48: Enon / Donnelsville  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Another speed limit sign on Interstate 70 West. Once again, speed limit - 70 mph.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Follow Interstate 675 South via Exit 44 to Fairborn, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and Wright State University.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 44 to Medway.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West approaching Exit 44 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 44: Interstate 675 South - Spangler Rd / Cincinnati  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West assurance shield near mile marker 44.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take any of the next 4 exits to Dayton.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 41: OH 4 / OH 235 - Dayton / New Carlisle  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

The speed limit once again dips down to 65 mph upon entering Montgomery County, to the north of Dayton.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 38 to Carriage Hill Metro Park and Sinclair College.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 38: OH 201 - Huber Heights  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 36: OH 202 - Huber Heights  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Stay on Interstate 70 West to Dayton International Airport.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West approaching Exit 33 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 33: Interstate 75 - Dayton / Toledo  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 32: To US 40 - Vandalia / Dayton International Airport  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 33. It's 2 miles to the next exit (junction of OH 48), 37 miles to Richmond, and 103 miles to Indianapolis.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 29 to Hara Arena, Englewood Metro Park, and Aullwood Audubon Center.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 29: OH 48 - Clayton / Englewood  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 26 to Miami Valley CTC and Sinclair College.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Also take Exit 26 to Englewood and Clayton.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 26: To OH 49 South - Hoke Rd / Trotwood  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 24: OH 49 North - Phillipsburg / Greenville  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 21: Arlington Rd / Brookville  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Near mile marker 21, the standard rural Interstate speed limit of 70 mph resumes, and it remains intact the rest of the way through Ohio on Interstate 70 West.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 18.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West entering Preble County.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 14: OH 503 - West Alexandria / Lewisburg  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 10 to Hueston Woods State Park and Lodge.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at Exit 10: US 127 - Eaton / Greenville  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at mile marker 8.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West at the Rest Area located near mile marker 3.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 2.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Take Exit 156A (in Indiana) to Old National Road Welcome Center.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Overhead sign as you prepare to leave Ohio, thanking you for your visit.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).

Interstate 70 West approaching Exit 156A, as you prepare to enter Indiana.  (Photo taken 5/16/15).