Landslide repairs to begin on U.S. Route 250 next week
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Wednesday, February 17, 2016) – Repairs are set to begin next Monday, February 22nd, on a landslide that restricted U.S. Route 250 in mid-December between Colerain and Sunset Heights in Belmont County.
Two-way traffic is being maintained in one, 11-foot lane with temporary traffic signals.
ODOT’s contractor for this $287,325 project is Ohio-West Virginia Excavating Co., from Shadyside, Ohio, and the completion date is May 31, 2016.
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 Becky.Giauque@dot.ohio.gov