TRAFFIC ADVISORY

OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

DISTRICT 11 OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS - 2201 Reiser Avenue SE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663

http://www.dot.state.oh.us

http://www.odotdistrict11.org

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 25, 2008

STATE ROUTE 7 TRAFFIC TO BE STOPPED THURSDAY FOR WORK AT THE W.H. SAMMIS PLANT

(NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO) --Weather permitting, State Route 7 traffic will be stopped for approximately 15 to 20 minutes Thursday morning from Stratton Heights Road to just before the tunnel in Stratton, Jefferson County, while the FirstEnergy Corp. transports a ring as part of their environmental control retrofit construction project now underway at the company's W. H. Sammis Plant.

This work is anticipated to take place between 8:30 and 9 a.m., March 27th.

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For information on additional lane and road closures caused by construction, accidents, flooding or other related traffic events, visit ODOT's gateway to traffic and roadway information at www.BuckeyeTraffic.org.

For information and traffic restrictions specific to this project, visit http://www.dot.state.oh.us/dist11/FE_pr.asp.

For more information, contact:

Becky McCarty, ODOT Public Information Officer at 330-308-3949 or at Becky.McCarty@dot.state.oh.us, or

Mark Durbin, FirstEnergy Spokesperson at 330-761-4365 or durbinm@firstenergycorp.com

ODOT District 11 serves Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson and Tuscarawas counties.

ODOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.