SR 7 northbound to be restricted next week near Yellow Creek
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Wednesday, March 08, 2017) – State Route 7 northbound will have daily lane closures next week south of Yellow Creek in Jefferson County for tree cutting.
ODOT’s contractor, EcoTree Services LLC, from Lorain, Ohio, will be clearing trees about one mile south of SR 213 for an upcoming slip repair project to take place this summer.
The northbound travel lane will be closed between 8 AM and 5 PM. One lane will remain open northbound, and southbound lanes will not be affected.
The Ohio Department of Transportation maintains the state's largest man-made asset – the transportation system. ODOT's mission is to provide the safe and easy movement of people and goods from place to place. As a $2.8 billion per year enterprise, ODOT invests the bulk of its resources in system preservation through maintenance, construction and snow and ice operations.
The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.
For more information contact:
Becky Giauque \Jee-awg\, Public Information Officer, at (330) 308-3949
or email Becky.Giauque@dot.ohio.gov