Pictures - Ohio - Interstate 70 Westbound

Pictures:  Ohio - Interstate 70 Westbound

Total Mileage In State: 225 miles
Eastern End: At West Virginia state line
Western End: At Indiana state line
Mileage Covered in Pictures: 225 miles
Counties Covered in Pictures: Belmont, Guernsey, Muskingum, Licking, Muskingum, Licking, Fairfield, Franklin, Madison, Clark, Montgomery, Preble
Major Junctions in Pictures:

I-77 near Cambridge
I-270 in Columbus
I-71, in Columbus
I-270, near Hilliard
I-675, near Medway
I-75 near Vandalia

Main Towns/Cities in Pictures: 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

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Interstate 70 West shield shortly after crossing the border.

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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.

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Mileage sign near mile marker 124. It's 3 miles to the junction of CR 214 and 123 miles to Columbus.

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The first Rest Area on Interstate 70 West in Ohio lies 13 miles ahead.

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Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 222.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 220: US 40 - National Rd / County Rd 214

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 218: Mall Rd / Banfield Rd

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Interstate 70 West assurance shield at mile marker 218.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 216: OH 9 - St Clairsville

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 215: US 40 - National Rd

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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.

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Take Exit 213 to James E Carnes Center.

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Also take Exit 213 to Ohio University Eastern Campus, Belmont College, and Belmont County JVS.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 213: OH 331 - Flushing

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Mileage sign located near mile marker 213. It's 34 miles to Cambridge and 111 miles to Columbus.

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Interstate 70 West at the Rest Area located near mile marker 212.

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Take Exit 208 to Bethesda and Flushing.

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Also take Exit 208 to Barkcamp State Park and Underground Railroad Museum Foundation.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 208: OH 149 - Belmont / Morristown

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Interstate 70 West assurance shield near mile marker 208.

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Another speed limit sign near mile marker 208. Speed limit - 70 mph.

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Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 205.

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Take Exit 202 to Woodsfield and Egypt Valley Wildlife Area.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 202: OH 800 - Barnesville / Dennison

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Mileage sign near mile marker 202. It's 23 miles to Cambridge and 100 miles to Columbus.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 198: County Rd 114 / Fairview

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Interstate 70 West entering Guersey County.

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Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 195.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 193: OH 513 - Quaker City

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Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 189.

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Take Exit 186 to Senecaville Lake.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 186: US 40 / OH 285 - Senecaville / Old Washington

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Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 182.

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Interstate 70 West approaching Exits 180B-A - 1 mile.

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Take Exit 180B to Salt Fork State Park and Lodge.

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Sign listing the distances to the three upcoming Cambridge exits.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 180B: Interstate 77 North - Cleveland

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 180A: Interstate 77 South - Marietta

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 178: OH 209 - Cambridge

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Take Exit 176 to Pritchard-Laughlin Civic Center.

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Take Exit 169 to The Wilds.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 176: US 22 / US 40 - Cambridge

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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.

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Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 172.

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Take Exit 169 to Muskingum University as well as the John & Annie Glenn Historic Site.

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Also take Exit 169 to The Wilds.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 169: OH 83 - New Concord / Cumberland

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Mileage sign near mile marker 169. It's 15 miles to Zanesville and 69 miles to Columbus.

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Take Exit 164 to National Road and Zane Grey Museum.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 164: US 22 / US 40 - Norwich

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Interstate 70 West at the Rest Area located near mile marker 162.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 160: Airport Rd / Sonora Rd

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Take the second exit ahead (Exit 155) to Downtown.

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OH 666 is impassable for heavy trucks. Instead, use Exit 157.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 157: OH 93 - Zanesville / Adamsville

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View on Interstate 70 West as you approach downtown Zanesville. Near here, the speed limit drops to 55 mph as you pass through Zanesville.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 155: OH 60 / OH 146 - Underwood St

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 153B: Maple Ave

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Take Exit 153A to OU Zanesville, Zane State College, Dillon State Park, and the Fairgrounds.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 153A: State St

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 152: US 40 - National Rd

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Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 150.

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Interstate 70 West at mile marker 147.

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Take Exit 142 to Brownsville.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 142: US 40 - Gratiot. There is no re-entry to I-70 West off this exit.

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Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 137, as a third lane appears.

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Take Exit 132 to Somerset and New Lexington.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 132: OH 13 - Thornville / Newark

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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.

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Interstate 70 West at the Rest Area located near mile marker 130.

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Take Exit 129 to Great Circle Earthworks.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 129: OH 79 - Newark / Buckeye Lake

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Take Exit 126 to Denison University and Millersport.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 126: OH 37 - Lancaster / Granville

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 122: OH 158 - Kirkersville / Baltimore

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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.

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Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 120.

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Just past mile marker 119, the speed limit drops down to 65 mph as you near the outskirts of Columbus.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 118: OH 310 - Etna / Pataskala

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Interstate 70 West at mile marker 116.

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Trucks hauling hazardous materials who are planning to remain on Interstate 70 West must use Interstate 270 around downtown Columbus.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 112: OH 256 - Pickerington / Reynoldsburg

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Exit 108A for Interstate 270 South is the most direct bypass of downtown Columbus.

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Use Interstate 71 North to Ohio Expo Center and Ohio State Fair.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 110: Brice Rd / Reynoldsburg

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Interstate 70 West approaching Exits 108A-B - 1/4 mile.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 108A: Interstate 270 South - Cincinatti; Exit 108B: Interstate 270 North - Cleveland

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 107: OH 317 - Hamilton Rd / Whitehall

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Take Exit 105B to Port Columbus Airport and the VA Medical Center.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 105B: James Rd / Bexley

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 105A: US 33 - Lancaster

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Use Exit 99B for OH 315 North to Ohio State University.

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Sign listing the distances to the upcoming exits in downtown Columbus.

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Take Exit 103B to Capital University and DeVry.

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Approaching downtown, the speed limit decreases to 55 mph as you pass through Columbus.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 103B: US 33 - Livingston Ave

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Interstate 70 West approaching Exit 101A - 2 miles.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 102: Kelton Ave / Miller Ave

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Take Exit 101B to Nationwide Arena and COSI Science Center. Stay in the 2 leftmost lanes to continue on Interstate 70 West.

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Also take Exit 101B to the Statehouse and Convention Center.

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Interstate 70 West approaching Exit 101A - 1/2 mile.

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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.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 101A: Interstate 71 North / US 40 - Cleveland / Broad St

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 101B: Downtown

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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.

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Interstate 70 West / Interstate 71 South approaching Exits 99A-B - 1/4 mile.

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Interstate 70 West / Interstate 71 South at Exit 99A: Interstate 71 South - Cincinnati; Exit 99B: OH 315 North

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 99C: Rich St / Town St

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 98B: Mound St

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 98A: US 62 / OH 3 - Central Ave / Sullivant Ave

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 97: US 40 - W Broad St

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Just past Exit 97, the speed limit of 65 mph resumes as you leave downtown.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 95: Hague Ave

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 94: Wilson Rd

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Interstate 70 West approaching Exit 93 - 1/2 mile.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 93: Interstate 270 - Cincinnati / Cleveland

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Take Exit 91B to Hilliard.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 91B: Hilliard-Rome Rd North

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 91A: Hilliard-Rome Rd South

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Mileage sign located near mile marker 91. It's 35 miles to Springfield and 62 miles to Dayton.

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Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 87.

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Take Exit 85 to Prairie Oaks and Battelle Derby Metro Parks.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 85: OH 142 - West Jefferson / Plain City

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Near mile marker 85, the standard rural Interstate speed limit of 70 mph resumes.

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Interstate 70 West at mile marker 83.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 80: OH 29 - Mechanicsburg / Urbana

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Take Exit 79 to Plain City.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 79: US 42 - London

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Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 75.

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Take Exit 72 to Madison County Fairgrounds.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 72: OH 56 - London

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Interstate 70 West at the Rest Area near mile marker 71.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 66: OH 54 - South Vienna / Catawba

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Interstate 70 West at mile marker 65.

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Take Exit 62 to Buck Creek State Park.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 62: US 40 - Springfield

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 59: OH 41 - South Charleston / Springfield

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Mileage sign near mile marker 58. It's 31 miles to Dayton and 134 miles to Indianapolis.

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Take Exit 54 for OH 72 South to Cedarville University, Wilberforce University, and Central State University.

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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.

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Take Exit 54 to Springfield Airport as well.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 54: OH 72 - Cedarville / Springfield

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Take Exit 52A to Yellow Springs and Antioch University.

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Also take Exit 52A to John Bryan State Park.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 52B: US 68 North - Urbana

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 52A: US 68 South - Xenia

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 48: Enon / Donnelsville

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Another speed limit sign on Interstate 70 West. Once again, speed limit - 70 mph.

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Follow Interstate 675 South via Exit 44 to Fairborn, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, and Wright State University.

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Take Exit 44 to Medway.

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Interstate 70 West approaching Exit 44 - 1 mile.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 44: Interstate 675 South - Spangler Rd / Cincinnati

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Interstate 70 West assurance shield near mile marker 44.

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Take any of the next 4 exits to Dayton.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 41: OH 4 / OH 235 - Dayton / New Carlisle

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The speed limit once again dips down to 65 mph upon entering Montgomery County, to the north of Dayton.

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Take Exit 38 to Carriage Hill Metro Park and Sinclair College.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 38: OH 201 - Huber Heights

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 36: OH 202 - Huber Heights

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Stay on Interstate 70 West to Dayton International Airport.

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Interstate 70 West approaching Exit 33 - 1 mile.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 33: Interstate 75 - Dayton / Toledo

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 32: To US 40 - Vandalia / Dayton International Airport

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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.

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Take Exit 29 to Hara Arena, Englewood Metro Park, and Aullwood Audubon Center.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 29: OH 48 - Clayton / Englewood

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Take Exit 26 to Miami Valley CTC and Sinclair College.

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Also take Exit 26 to Englewood and Clayton.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 26: To OH 49 South - Hoke Rd / Trotwood

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 24: OH 49 North - Phillipsburg / Greenville

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 21: Arlington Rd / Brookville

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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.

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Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 18.

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Interstate 70 West entering Preble County.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 14: OH 503 - West Alexandria / Lewisburg

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Take Exit 10 to Hueston Woods State Park and Lodge.

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Interstate 70 West at Exit 10: US 127 - Eaton / Greenville

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Interstate 70 West at mile marker 8.

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Interstate 70 West at the Rest Area located near mile marker 3.

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Interstate 70 West: Road view from mile marker 2.

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Take Exit 156A (in Indiana) to Old National Road Welcome Center.

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Overhead sign as you prepare to leave Ohio, thanking you for your visit.

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Interstate 70 West approaching Exit 156A, as you prepare to enter Indiana.

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