District 10  •  T. Steve Williams, P.E., District Deputy Director
338 Muskingum Drive • Marietta, Ohio 45750
NEW Start Date for 14 Day Closure on Section of SR 83
MORGAN COUNTY (Monday, May 7, 2012)The Ohio Department of Transportation District 10 announces due to recent rain storms and the potential for more showers today and tomorrow a new start date has been issued for a project on State Route 83.
The safety improvement project is now scheduled to begin  May 9, 2012.
Crews from the McVoyt Construction Company will be working on a safety improvement project between mile marker 5.35 and 5.47.
Motorists will encounter the closure 0.16 miles North of Township Road 235 (Spray Rd) and are encouraged to use ODOT’s official detour.
Weather permitting; work is expected to be completed by 5/23/12.
“Ohio’s highways are essential to keeping and creating new jobs.  With a mission to provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is responsible for maintaining one of the largest transportation networks in the nation.  Guided by ethical principles and accountability, ODOT works to improve safety, enhance travel and advance economic development.  As a $2.8 billion enterprise, the department wisely invests in its core services of snow and ice removal, annual construction program and highway maintenance operations.”
For more information contact:
Brenna K.  Slavens, District 10 Office of Communications, at (740) 568-3904
or email