The Highway Management administrative area is, in general, the frontline of ODOT, and it encompasses the majority of the activities, employees and dollars expended for maintenance operations. District 9's Highway Management Department has approximately 260 employees, and it is responsible for all maintenance work performed on the approximately 3,790 lane miles of the state highway system within the district.
The following departments play a major role in the Highway Management administrative area:
Roadway Services is the support area for Highway Management. This area has oversight for sections which include the mobile communications system, district garage and right of way permits. Contact: Dave Walton, 740-774-8914
Traffic is responsible for the district's existing traffic control devices, highway lighting and traffic and maintenance stock inventories. Contact: Eric Beery, 740-774-9045
County Facilities - Each county facility is responsible for maintenance of the state highway system within the respective county. Operations include snow and ice removal, pavement maintenance, mowing, signs, bridge and culvert replacement, project inspection, guardrail and ditching. District 9 serves the counties of Adams, Brown, Highland, Jackson, Lawrence, Pike, Ross and Scioto. (Visit the link for contact information at the respective facilities.)
District Garage is responsible for the maintenance of the district's vehicles and machinery. Contact: Dave Kellough, 740-774-8920
Programs or areas of special interest include...
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