State Route 149 restricted west of Bellaire for landslide repair
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Tuesday, March 27, 2012) – State Route 149 was restricted yesterday about seven miles west of Bellaire in Belmont County for a landslide repair project.
Two-way traffic is being maintained with temporary traffic signals.
This project also included a landslide repair completed over the winter on SR 9 south of St. Clairsville.
ODOT’s contractor for this $462,000 project is Ohio-West Virginia Excavating Co., from Powhatan Point, Ohio, and the completion date is May 30, 2012.
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 D11.PIO@dot.state.oh.us