Work to begin next week on interchange improvements at Morristown
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, February 22, 2016) – Work will begin next Monday, February 29th, to improve safety at the Interstate 70 westbound off-ramp to State Route 149 at the Morristown Exit in Belmont County.
The project will replace existing stop signs at the westbound I-70 exit ramp and SR 149 with a traffic signal and also widen the westbound exit ramp to two lanes.
Traffic will be maintained during construction, but motorists are advised to plan ahead to avoid delays.
ODOT’s contractor for this $447,000 project is Shelly & Sands Inc., from Columbus, Ohio, and the completion date is June 30, 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