State Route 79 Resurfacing Project Begins Monday
Jacksontown, Ohio (Wednesday, April 9, 2014) – Work is set to begin this Monday, April 14, on a project to resurface 18 miles of State Route 79 in Licking County.
SR 79 will be resurfaced from Main St. in Newark, north through Wilkins Run and Fallsburg, to the Coshocton County line.
Traffic will be maintained at all times by flaggers. Motorists are advised to SLOW DOWN and use caution when driving through this area.
The Shelly Company is ODOT’s contractor for this $4.1 million project and the completion date is October, 2014.
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 Paul Pegher, Public Information Officer, at (614) 338-9434,
or email D05.PIO@dot.state.oh.us