Slide repair work begins today on State Route 647
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, April 17, 2017) – Work is beginning today to excavate a recent landslide on State Route 647 north of Martins Ferry in Belmont County.
Two-way traffic will be maintained in one lane with temporary traffic signals just north of County Road 4.
ODOT’s contractor for this $150,000 project is Ohio-West Virginia Excavating Co., from Shadyside, Ohio, and the completion date is mid-May 2017.
The Ohio Department of Transportation maintains the state's largest man-made asset – the transportation system. ODOT's mission is to provide the safe and easy movement of people and goods from place to place. As a $2.8 billion per year enterprise, ODOT invests the bulk of its resources in system preservation through maintenance, construction and snow and ice operations.
The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.
For more information contact:
Becky Giauque \Jee-awg\, Public Information Officer, at (330) 308-3949
or email Becky.Giauque@dot.ohio.gov