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I-75 traffic to be slowed Wednesday for utility work
LIMA (Tuesday, February 10, 2015) Traffic on Interstate 75 north of Reservoir Road in Lima will be temporarily stopped Wednesday while work to place an overhead fiber optic cable takes place.
Beginning at approximately 10 a.m. Wednesday, law enforcement will slow and, if necessary, stop traffic approaching the work area in both the northbound and southbound direction for intervals of approximately 15 minutes each while the work occurs.
It’s expected that only one interruption of traffic will be needed to perform the work, but the operation could continue until noon, if needed.
Team Fishel of Columbus is performing the work on behalf of American Electric Power (AEP).
 
Ohio’s highways are essential to keeping and creating new jobs. With a mission to provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is responsible for maintaining one of the largest transportation networks in the nation. Guided by ethical principles and accountability, ODOT works to improve safety, enhance travel and advance economic development. As a $2.8 billion enterprise, the department wisely invests in its core services of snow and ice removal, annual construction program and highway maintenance operations.
 
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For more information contact:
Rhonda Pees, Public Information Officer, at (419) 999-6803
or email
D01.PIO@dot.state.oh.us