Cedar St. (SR 79) eastbound ramps to close Tuesday
Jacksontown, Ohio (Friday, September 27, 2013) – Resurfacing work will take place next Tuesday, October 1 at the State Route 16 and Cedar St. (SR 79) interchange in Newark which will result in the closure of the eastbound ramps.
The contractor for this project will close the eastbound ramps at the interchange in order for this work to occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting.
Upon completion of the resurfacing work each ramp will re-open on the same day that it is closed.
This work is part of a $10.4 million project for the safety reconfiguration project of Cedar St. (SR 79) which includes the addition of signalization at the intersection, the reconfiguration of the ramps, and the widening of the Railroad bridge located just west of Cedar St. ODOT’s contractor for this project is Shelly & Sands Inc., and the completion date is November 15, 2013.
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.
For additional information, please contact:
Lauren Holdsworth at (740) 323-5204
or email D05.PIO@dot.state.oh.us