Bridge repairs begin on State Route 331 over Interstate 70

SR 331 northbound to be closed for 14 days
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, March 31, 2014)Work is getting underway this week to repair the State Route 331 bridge over Interstate 70 at Exit 213 in Belmont County.
SR 331 will be closed to northbound traffic for 14 days, beginning next Wednesday, April 9th.
Beginning at the intersection of SR 331 and U.S. Route 40, traffic will be detoured east on U.S. 40 to Exit 215 (the interchange of U.S. 40 and I-70), then rerouted onto I-70 westbound back to SR 331 at Exit 213.
Additionally, there will be some short term lane closures on I-70 at night under the bridge.
ODOT’s contractor for this $179,000 project is B & G Trucking & Construction Inc., from Akron, Ohio, and the completion date is April 30, 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