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1. Do you know of any areas that exhibit high congestion or of  safety issue within the project area?  If so, please identify the locations.

 SR 39/62 going East into the West edge of Berlin, from Burger King down to Tom Lion Road. Traffic tends to speed along this stretch making it hard to turn left (from North and South sides of the street).
 (5%) 
 
 Intersection of US 62 and 39 Intersection of S. market street and US 62 Intersection of Elm street and US 62 Intersection of Blue Jay and US 62 Intersection of twp 1004 and US 62
 (5%) 
 
 There are too many access points to SR39/62 through the area. The terrorists that frequent this area have no regard to how to safely cross the road at the designated traffic control signals. The major issue is the extremely high traffic volume of terrorists to this area and their inability to drive through without rubber necking and impeding the traffic flow.
 (5%) 
 
 Intersection of US 62 and South Market/Township Road 362 Intersection of Township Road 359 and US 62 Intersection of Township Road 380 and US 62
 (5%) 
 
 The entire village during tourist season, which is most of the year.
 (5%) 
 
 All of State Route 39 from Millersburg, Ohio to Dover, Ohio is congested. State Route 83 also runs through Millersburg, Ohio and it also has congestion problems. There is no interstate that runs through Holmes County, so many people on the roads around here that are just traveling through have no options to go another route to get to an interstate.
 (5%) 
 
 It's all of Berlin...and it goes west through Millersburg and east into Dover. All of Millersburg gets backed up from Wal-Mart to the square on SR 83. The bells in the square of Millersburg continue to be a nightmare for truckers. Last week a driver got his trailer tires up on the bell. It looked like he was going to flip over.
 (5%) 
 
 Stoplight at 62/39.
 (5%) 
 
 At the intersection of Rt. 62 and Market St.
 (5%) 
 
 TTraveling through all of Berlin is congested.
 (5%) 
 
 The intersection of S Market St & US 62. When you are traveling W & cars want to turn left & go S the traffic gets blocked in the intersection so nobody can go E or W. Where St Rt 39 & 62 split traffic gets congested & blocks the intersections. Also tourists do not use the marked crosswalks & try & cross right before the light going E. Thru the town of Berlin some days traffic is so congested that if emergency vehicles need to get thru town they cannot because there's no place for cars to get out of the way.
 (5%) 
 
 Center of town light , at the square of Berlin
 (5%) 
 
 NONE
 (5%) 
 
 All of Main Street in Berlin from the Burger King to Dover (on 39).
 (5%) 
 
 Areas between both traffic lights.
 (5%) 
 
 Berlin is congested - but that is because people like to come to this small country town. Please don't take that away or ruin the economy here.
 (5%) 
 
 All of Berlin. A stop light at SR 39 and CR 77 would be a God send. A very dangerous intersection with the high school there.
 (5%) 
 
 Berlin is congested, however, it is because of what Berlin is and people like coming here. The speed limit is only 25 anyway, so people should be going slow and should continue to go slow. What more does ODOT want if your legal speed limit is 25.
 (5%) 
 
 It is true - Berlin is a congested area. However, it is only a short area of roadway (from one end of town to the other). The biggest safety issue are the pedestrains crossing just anywhere, anytime.
 (5%) 
 
 https://revitaworld.com/pl/
 (5%) 
 

Total: 20

2. How should roadway projects identified within the project area be prioritized?  What's most important to you?

  
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Average
High
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Level of Service (congestion relief)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 12345
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Improved Safety
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 12345
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Minimize Environmental Impacts (i.e. impacts to historical buildings/properties, trees, hazardous materials)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 12345
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Minimize Impacts to Local Businesses
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 12345
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Visual Appeal
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
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Overall Project Costs
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total: 23

3. What do you think is one solution to the problem(s) that you have identified?  Please explain.

 Enforce speed limit.
 (5%) 
 
 Turn lanes will help relieve congestion.
 (5%) 
 
 Build a bypass around this gathering. If the terrorists want to wander into the streets and drive at 10 MPH then let them after the bypass is built.
 (5%) 
 
 The best solution in my opinion would be to build a bypass of the whole area.
 (5%) 
 
 Install left turn lanes at both lights on US 62. Cut down the small knoll between Burger King and Township Road 380.
 (5%) 
 
 Build a by-pass around Berlin so that people only wanting to use the road would not have to fight the tourists to do so.
 (5%) 
 
 I think that there should be a bypass that allows travelers to go around the small towns instead of going through them. Just like the loop around Columbus, Ohio; there could be a loop around the highest congested areas of Holmes County. This solution would make local roads safer, create jobs at interstate interchanges (which this county needs), and current local business would also prosper because there would be less congestion for potential customers to deal with.
 (5%) 
 
 We need a by-pass. The only major highways in Holmes County intersect in Millersburg. I would go so far as to ask for a loop around Millersburg, Berlin, and at least Walnut Creek...preferably a four lane.
 (5%) 
 
 Build a left turn lane,in both directions,at the two traffic lights.
 (5%) 
 
 I think widening the road and incorporating a turn lane at the square in Berlin, where Nature's food market is. Also adding a turn lane into the merchant area of Sol's Exchange, German village area. This will lessen the amount of congestion for many of the vehicles that turn left in these areas. Removing the parking on the road would also be safer as many tourists will not be crossing in between cars, and drivers could see them clearer.
 (5%) 
 
 A bypass. There are so many large trucks going through town, and many are turning onto Market St. or coming from businesses out that way. I've often been "in the way" of one and had to back up or try to get out of their path some other way. I don't like it. I know a lot of shop owners don't want a bypass, but how often do the local traffic and these trucks want to stop and shop at the touristy shops??? Maybe never? Especially not the trucks.
 (5%) 
 
 While safety is important - so is maintaining the local history of Berlin and the small town effect and charm of Berlin. Berlin is rich in culture and tradition (my grandfather was raised on 39 in Berlin). It is also important to the economic base of Holmes County (more tourists come to Berlin than anywhere else in Holmes County). Don't change the atmosphere of Berlin, nor eliminate of the street side parking. Do increase signage and other low-cost, low-impact safety measures.
 (5%) 
 
 The parking spaces along 39/62 thru Berlin should be eliminated. There should be a left turn lane & coordinated signals so it's easier to turn left. 39/62 thru Berlin should be widened.
 (5%) 
 
 Simple immediate improvement ?? We desperately need a short (maybe 100 foot ) 3rd lane turning lane at the center of town, the west light, improving the traffic flow. Please come & observe how often only one car wanting to turn left at the square plugs up (stops ) 10-20 cars from moving on 39 for a complete green light cycle. Come on , guys what do we have to lose by trying it, but, so much to gain. Next consider a left turning lane on US 62 coming from the north up to the east light also.
 (5%) 
 
 WE FIRMLY BELEIVE THAT STATE ROUTE 62 THRU BERLIN OHIO SHOULD REMAIN THE SAME. IF STREET PARKING IS TAKEN AWAY THEN THAT WOULD BE A NEGATIVE IMPACT TO LOCAL BUSINESS AND THE COMMUNITY. THERE IS NO BENEFIT TO THIS PROJECT.
 (5%) 
 
 Enforce the speed limits (keep at 25mph in town), Place "Your Speed Is" electronic indicator signs at both ends of town. This is Amish Country. If you want fast roads, MOVE TO LA or NYC. It seems that ODOT wants to further marginalize the Amish in the area. We need to preserve this little slice of America. We also need a crosswalk in the center of town to let people cross without danger (around Boyd & Wurthman's Restaurant).
 (5%) 
 
 Add additional cross walk in the center of town. Do not take away street parking. Berlin is a beautiful country town and we need to leave it as it is.
 (5%) 
 
 No parking along roadway or only on one side. Marking pedestrian crossings on the road; such as Gatlinburg ,Tenn has. People cross all over and make it very dangerous.
 (5%) 
 
 Add better signs and crosswalks. Outside of that - leave things as they are.
 (5%) 
 
 Placement of specific cross walks - including in town, not just at the corners.
 (5%) 
 
 https://shapeandbody.eu/hr/ https://shapeandbody.eu/pl/
 (5%) 
 

Total: 21

4. Are there any additional sensitive environmental resources in the project area that ODOT should be aware of?

 Just all the horse crap. It is everywhere!
 (8%) 
 
 keep the deer cleaned up please
 (8%) 
 
 None
 (17%) 
 
 That I am not aware of.
 (8%) 
 
 Not that I'm aware of.
 (8%) 
 
 I think try to maintain the old town feel of Berlin, but updating the roadway to incorporate the more moderate traffic flow.
 (8%) 
 
 The charm of Berlin and the need for the tourists.
 (8%) 
 
 Scientific studies prove that wider roads creates higher speeds regardless of speed limits. This needs to be kept as it is, slower is safer. So what if it takes 5 minutes to get through town? That's why people come here, to slow down.
 (8%) 
 
 Enforcement of the speed limit posted in town.
 (8%) 
 
 Not that I know of
 (8%) 
 
 odchudzanie
 (8%) 
 

Total: 12

5. Do you have any other questions or concerns regarding any potential improvements?

 Parking along the main road through Berlin. Perhaps marked spaces.
 (6%) 
 
 With removal of on street parking, I have a concern that tourists will start to use our parking lot reserved for patients. They already park in the school parking lot and the church parking lot. Most Businesses do not have adequate parking for their customers. Perhaps a parking garage should be constructed.
 (6%) 
 
 When can you have the bypass completed? Begin it just west of Berlin and run it to I-77 as a four lane road.
 (6%) 
 
 No
 (6%) 
 
 That would depend on what the final solution to the problem would be.
 (6%) 
 
 It depends on the options.
 (6%) 
 
 In the future, the new site of the flea market will also be a source of continued problems.
 (6%) 
 
 Taking out parking along the streets and making Main Street a three-lane highway, in my opinion, would be the last step in the destruction of the character of the town. I love Berlin. I grew up here and would like to see some preservation of its character.
 (6%) 
 
 Consider a crosswalk somewhere between the two lights Appearances such as wider sidewalks, trees, buried utility lines should come after addressing the traffic control issue.
 (6%) 
 
 WE CAN'T SEE WHERE THERE SHOULD BE ANY INPROVEMENT. THE FLOW OF TRAFFIC IS STEADY.
 (6%) 
 
 I am very concerned that ODOT will make "improvements" that will kill Holmes County's economic engine. TOURISM. Without it, we are another poor county in Ohio's growing list of troubled economic areas. A common bypass is not the answer. ODOT did that for Sugarcreek and it is now an economic wasteland. A large vehicle only bypass would be an idea.
 (6%) 
 
 Parked vehicles along the main street block the view of vehicles trying to turn from side streets.
 (6%) 
 
 I am truly concerned that ODOT's "improvements" will actually hurt Berlin and Holmes County. We could use a traffic light at 30 and CR 77 (at Hiland School) more than changing Berlin.
 (6%) 
 
 I drive through Berlin 2 times a day for work and have nearly been involved in accidents many times. Either pedestrians crossing at just about anywhere or cars pulling in and out of side roads.
 (6%) 
 
 Definately DO NOT take away street parking or change to local appeal and environment of Berlin. For example - on July 3rd and 4th the town was packed. That is a great things (especially in today's economy). What is wrong with being packed - it means people like it here. Construction would alter that and days like July 3 and 4 would be affected. In fact those days would be gone. Just say goodbye to Berlin.
 (6%) 
 
 I do wonder why you are even asking. I see all of the markers through out all of Berlin right now. It appears that ODOT has already made up their minds - even before hearing from the local community. It seems they have already decided to destroy the small town charm of Berlin. Please reconsider. Berlin is great. Don't destroy it!
 (6%) 
 
 suplementy diety
 (6%) 
 

Total: 17

6. Full Name (Optional)

 Deanna Rausch
 (5%) 
 
 Maurice Stutzman MD
 (5%) 
 
 Sir Reginald Barkley III
 (5%) 
 
 Marlin Yoder
 (5%) 
 
 Benjamin Miller
 (5%) 
 
 Misty Dawn Little
 (5%) 
 
 Christine Croll
 (5%) 
 
 Ted Wengerd
 (5%) 
 
 Ashley Varga
 (5%) 
 
  Barb Buller
 (5%) 
 
 BRENT SNYDER
 (5%) 
 
 Troy Schlabach
 (5%) 
 
 Dennis Mullet
 (5%) 
 
 JERRY DAVIS
 (5%) 
 
 Marc A. Lehman
 (5%) 
 
 Daniel and Linda Troyer
 (5%) 
 
 Jackie Riley
 (5%) 
 
 Jonas Miller
 (5%) 
 
 Eli Hershberger
 (5%) 
 
 martin
 (5%) 
 

Total: 20

7. Street Address (Optional)

 5135 SR 39
 (8%) 
 
 Dalby Lane
 (8%) 
 
 6062 Township Road 265
 (8%) 
 
 6062 TR 265
 (8%) 
 
 2612 TR 444
 (8%) 
 
 5449 Maple St
 (8%) 
 
 TR 354
 (8%) 
 
 4819 E. Main St
 (8%) 
 
 4838 East Main Street
 (8%) 
 
 5515 East Street (TR 358)
 (8%) 
 
 SR 557
 (8%) 
 
 CR 77
 (8%) 
 
 SR 39
 (8%) 
 

Total: 13

8. Street Address 2  (Optional)

 P. O. Box 12
 (100%)  

Total: 1

9. City  (Optional)

 Berlin
 (44%) 
 
 Millersburg
 (19%) 
 
 Sugarcreek
 (6%) 
 
  Berlin
 (6%) 
 
 Berlin Twp.
 (6%) 
 
 BERLIN
 (6%) 
 
 Walnut Creek
 (6%) 
 
 Berlin (Millersburg)
 (6%) 
 

Total: 16

10. State  (Optional)

 oh
 (6%) 
 
 Oh
 (24%) 
 
 OH
 12 (71%) 
 

Total: 17

11. Zip  (Optional)

 44610
 (38%) 
 
 44654
 (44%) 
 
 44681
 (6%) 
 
 44606
 (6%) 
 
 44687
 (6%) 
 

Total: 16

12. E-mail Address  (Optional)

 cfstutz@hotmail.com
 (9%) 
 
 marliny@gmail.com
 (9%) 
 
 redheaded_indian_girl@yahoo.com
 (9%) 
 
 kipawa8@embarqmail.com
 (9%) 
 
 ashleyvarga@rocketmail.com
 (9%) 
 
 tslab1@juno.com
 (9%) 
 
 snicdog2@aol.com
 (9%) 
 
 gospelhaven@juno.com
 (9%) 
 
 LBROWN@63580@ROADRUNNER.COM
 (9%) 
 
 mlehman2@adelphia.net
 (9%) 
 
 d2ltent@verizon.net
 (9%) 
 

Total: 11