I-70 to be restricted Wednesday for utility work
Jacksontown, Ohio (Monday, November 04, 2013) – The east and westbound travel lanes of I-70 near Exit 164, for US 22 and US 40, in Muskingum County, will be restricted briefly Wednesday, November 6, for utility work.
Thayer Power & Communication will be installing an aerial fiber optic cable over the interstate at approximately 10 a.m.
Traffic will be slowed down for about 15 minutes for this to occur. Motorists are urged to use caution and be prepared for a slight delay.
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, Public Information Officer, at (740) 323-5204
or email D05.PIO@dot.state.oh.us