Pavement work to begin on Interstate 70 in Belmont County

New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, March 17, 2014)Pavement rehabilitation and resurfacing work is set to begin next Monday, March 24th, on Interstate 70 in Belmont County.
Three miles of I-70 will be repaired and resurfaced from Bridgeport west. Work will include resurfacing, full depth repairs, guardrail, concrete median reconstruction, and pavement markings.
One lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction.
ODOT’s contractor for this $5.9 million project is Lash Paving Inc., from Colerain, Ohio, and the completion date is October 2014.
Click HERE to view a map of the project area.
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