Interstate 77 Rock Fall Remediation Project to Begin Next Week
Jacksontown, Ohio (Tuesday, July 2, 2013) – A rock fall remediation project is set to begin next Monday, July 8th, on a northbound section of Interstate 77 located 3 miles north of Exit 47 (State Route 22) in Guernsey County.
This project consists of the removal of rock along the interstate and will be completed with the addition of a barrier wall to prevent rock debris from entering the roadway.
The I-77 northbound driving lane will be closed within the work zone of this project; one lane of traffic will be maintained.
ODOT’s contractor for this $168,482 project is Buds, Inc. from Nashport, Ohio and the completion date is September 30th, 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, Public Information Specialist, at (740) 323-5204
or email D05.PIO@dot.state.oh.us