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U.S. Route 50 widening moves to Phase 2
Clermont County (Friday, June 3, 2016) – Widening and pavement resurfacing on U.S. 50 in Marathon, Jackson Township, is now in Phase 2, as work is complete on the west end of the project.
U.S. 50 is closed on the east end, from just past Fomorin Road/SR 286 to the Clermont/Brown county line for 60 days.
Traffic will be detoured north on SR 133 to east on SR 131 to south on U.S. 68.
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone and road closure. All work is weather dependent.
To help ensure the safety of the construction workers as well as the traveling public, motorists should remain alert, reduce their speed and watch for stopped traffic while passing through the work zone.
The Ohio Department of Transportation maintains the state's largest man-made asset--the transportation system. ODOT's mission is to provide the safe and easy movement of people and goods from place to place. As a $2.8 billion per year enterprise, ODOT invests the bulk of its resources in system preservation through maintenance, construction and snow and ice operations.
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.
For more information contact:
Brian Cunningham, Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517
Liz Lyons, Public Information Specialist, at (513) 933-6534
or email D08.PIO@dot.ohio.gov