Open House Scheduled For Ross-207 Extension Project
Chillicothe (Tuesday, September 4, 2018) – With design plans and
environmental efforts moving forward, the Ohio Department of Transportation
will host an open house this week for the proposed extension of state Route 207
in Ross County.
On Thursday, September 6, representatives the Ohio Department of
Transportation – District 9 will be joined by consultants from HDR
Engineering for a
public meeting to discuss with and solicit comments from the public for the
recently redesigned alternative for the new roadway.
The proposed project calls for the construction of a two-lane route, extending
S.R. 207 from its junction with U.S. Route 23 to S.R. 159, as well as
improvements to S.R. 159 and S.R. 180 with roundabouts to be constructed at
the intersection with the new route’s junction with S.R. 159 and at the
intersection of S.R. 159 and S.R. 180.
The meeting will be held Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Pickaway-Ross Career and
Technology Center, located at 895 Crouse Chapel Road, Chillicothe. In
addition to staff members who will be on hand to answer questions and provide
information, maps and renderings showing the
alternative proposed by ODOT will be displayed.
Public comment forms will be available, and written or oral comments may be
submitted during the meeting. Written comments will also be accepted by mail
Ohio Department of Transportation - District 9
Attn: David Beekman, P.E., Design Engineer
P.O. Box 467
Chillicothe, Ohio 45601
The final date to submit comments will be September 21, 2018.