Interstate 77 northbound to be restricted again today south of Newcomerstown for bridge deck repairs
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, April 5, 2010) – The Interstate 77 northbound travel lane will be closed again today south of Newcomerstown in Tuscarawas County for bridge deck repairs.
ODOT's maintenance crews began repairs there last week and will continue through the end of the day Wednesday, April 7th.
Work will take place between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. During working hours, one-lane of traffic will be maintained in the northbound passing lane. The southbound lanes will not be affected.
ODOT reminds motorists to SLOW DOWN for the "Cone Zone;" turn on headlights and drive carefully in work zones. Drive responsibly for your safety and the safety of the highway workers. Remember, fines in work zones are doubled for not obeying traffic signs. Minimize distractions – turn OFF cell phones in construction zones. Remember to always buckle up.
For more information contact:
Becky Giauque \Jee-awg\, Public Information Officer, at (330) 308-3949
or email D11.PIO@dot.state.oh.us
ODOT District 11 serves Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson and Tuscarawas counties.