Interstate 470 will be restricted next week for utility work
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Thursday, February 07, 2013) – Interstate 470 will be restricted next Tuesday, February 12th, between Interstate 70 and State Route 7 in Belmont County for utility work.
Horizon Chillicothe Telephone will be installing a new overhead fiber optic cable across the highway around 10 a.m.
Traffic will be slowed down in each direction for this to occur. Delays should not be longer than 10 minutes, but motorists are urged to use caution and be prepared for a slight delay.
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:
Becky Giauque \Jee-awg\, Public Information Officer, at (330) 308-3949
or email D11.PIO@dot.state.oh.us