Paving Operations Get Under Way On Lawrence-217, 218
Chillicothe - A resurfacing project has started on state routes 217 and 218 in Lawrence County as contractors for the Ohio Department of Transportation began paving operations site preparations and preliminary operations today, May 29.
Crews from the Shelly Company of Thornville, Ohio, will be resurfacing S.R. 217 between its junction with S.R. 218 and S.R. 7, as well as S.R. 218 from S.R. 217 to the Gallia County line.
The Shelly Company was awarded a contract in the amount of $824,747 to complete the resurfacing project. Throughout construction, two-way traffic will be maintained in one lane with the use of flaggers as needed, and the project is scheduled to be completed by June 30, 2009.
For Further Information, Contact: Kathleen Fuller, Public Information Officer
Ohio Department of Transportation, District 9
1-888-819-8501, ext. 774-8834 in Ohio
1-740-774-8834, direct line and outside Ohio