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ODOT seeking feedback on Ohio's future transportation system

Local meetings to be held in Toledo, Lima 

LIMA, Ohio (Oct. 10, 2019) – The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is hosting public meetings throughout the state to share with residents and other interested stakeholders details on Ohio’s future transportation system. This is part of the update to its long-range transportation plan, called Access Ohio 2045.

In northwest Ohio, the open house public meetings will be held next week in the cities of Toledo and Lima:

Tuesday, Oct.15

Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments (TMACOG), 300 Martin Luther King, Jr., #300, Toledo, OH 43604


4-7 p.m., presentations at 4:30 and 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 16

Lima-Allen County Regional Planning Commission (LACRPC), 130 W North St, Lima, OH 45801

4-7 p.m., presentations at 4:30 and 6 p.m.


Access Ohio 2045 will be an updated blueprint to guide, inform and support Ohio’s transportation policies and investment strategies for the next 20 years. ODOT is using scenario planning for this update. Scenario planning looks at multiple, possible futures for the state and its transportation system. Attendees will be able to see the alternative futures that have been selected and give feedback on possible strategies at the meeting.

Residents who cannot attend can give feedback via an online survey:

For more information visit the Access Ohio 2045 website.


The Ohio Department of Transportation maintains the state's largest man-made asset – the transportation system. ODOT's mission is to provide the safe and easy movement of people and goods from place to place. As a $3 billion per year enterprise, ODOT invests the bulk of its resources in system preservation through maintenance, construction and snow, and ice operations.