Work to begin on State Route 7 bridge project near Empire
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, February 23, 2015) – Weather permitting, work is set to begin next Monday, March 2nd, on a State Route 7 bridge deck replacement project about a ½ mile south of SR 152 at Empire in Jefferson County.
One, 12 ½ foot wide lane will be maintained in each direction.
ODOT’s contractor for this $2.2 million project is A P O’Horo Company, from Youngstown, Ohio, and the completion date is September 30, 2015.
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