U.S. 22 to be restricted next Tuesday morning for utility work

New Philadelphia, Ohio (Thursday, March 13, 2014)U.S. Route 22 will be restricted briefly next Tuesday morning, March 18th, in Harrison County for utility work.
Around 10 a.m., Horizon Chillicothe Telephone will be installing a new aerial fiber optic cable over the highway just east of the State Route 9 Exit at Cadiz.
Minimal traffic impacts are expected. Traffic will be stopped in both directions for a maximum of 15 minutes, but motorists are urged to use caution and be prepared for slight delays.
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