Work to begin next week on State Route 147
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Tuesday, March 31, 2015) – Weather permitting, work will begin next Monday, April 6th, to resurface almost 15 miles of State Route 147 in Belmont County.
SR 147 will be resurfaced from SR 9 at Centerville to Bellaire.
Traffic will be maintained with flaggers.
ODOT’s contractor for this $2.89 million project is Shelly & Sands Inc., from Rayland, Ohio, and the completion date is July 31, 2015.
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.