SR 542 safety improvement project to begin south of Magnolia

New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, April 14, 2014)Work is set to begin next Monday, April 21st, on a safety improvement project that will realign State Route 542 about 2 ½ miles south of Magnolia in Carroll County.
Two-way traffic will be maintained in one, 11-foot lane with temporary traffic signals.
Work will include realigning approximately 2,200 feet of the roadway, eliminating a curve to improve traffic safety.
ODOT’s contractor for this $1.5 million project is Dennison Bridge Inc., from Dennison, Ohio. Work is expected to be completed by November 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