State Route 16 Resurfacing Project to Begin Next Week
Jacksontown, Ohio (Wednesday, April 9, 2014)A project is set to begin this Monday, April 14, to resurface just over 10 miles of State Route 16 in Licking County from the Newark Corp. limit to the Muskingum County line.
One, 11 foot width lane of traffic will be maintained at all times, in each direction. Motorists should plan ahead to avoid any possible delays associated with this work.
The Shelly Company is ODOT’s contractor for this $7.5 million project and the completion date is October 15, 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