Single lane closures on
I-70 at SR 79 Interchange beginning on Monday evening, April 3rd
Beginning Monday evening, April 3rd,
there will be single lane closures in each direction on I-70 at the SR 79
Interchange in Licking County.
Crews will be working to make preparations to the SR
79 bridge over I-70 for future demolition activities later in April. Lane
closures will take place on I-70 beginning Monday night through Friday morning
between the hours of 7:00pm and 6:00am.
Z Construction is the prime contractor for this project which includes a bridge
replacement of the SR 79 bridge over I-70 and a bridge rehabilitation of the SR
79 structure over 11th Street in Newark. At location one, one lane
will be maintained on SR 79 in each direction for the duration of the project.
At location two, traffic will be maintained at all times.
The environmental review,
consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental
laws for this project are being, or have been, carried-out by ODOT pursuant to
23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and
executed by FHWA and ODOT.
additional information, please contact:
Morgan Overbey, Public
Information Officer, at (740) 323-5204,