Resurfacing work to begin on State Route 16 in Licking County
May 16, 2013)
will begin Monday, May 20th, to resurface almost six miles of State
Route 16 in Licking County.
road will be resurfaced from the 21st Street exit to the SR 16 and
SR 37 interchange between Newark and Granville.
work will take place during evening hours between approximately 7 p.m. and 7
a.m., traffic will be reduced to one, 11-foot lane during construction
contractor for this $4.2 million project is the Shelly Company, from
Thornville, Ohio. All work is to be completed by October 31st, 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.
additional information, please contact:
Lauren Holdsworth, Public
Information Specialist, at (740) 323-5204