U.S. Route 36 highway lighting to be upgraded at Newcomerstown
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, March 21, 2016) – Work will begin next Monday, March 28th, to upgrade the highway lighting at three different locations along U.S. Route 36 near Newcomerstown in Tuscarawas County.
The $227,000 project includes the replacement of the lights, poles and foundations at the U.S. 36 intersections with SR 258, Morris Crossing (County Road 15), and County Road 21.
Only minimal impacts to traffic are expected. Most work will be completed on the roadway shoulder.
ODOT’s contractor is Cornerstone Electric Inc., from Salem, Ohio, and the completion date is August 31, 2016.
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