State Route 7 signs to be upgraded through Belmont and Jefferson Counties
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, April 23, 2012) – Highway signs along State Route 7 from Dilles Bottom in Belmont County to Steubenville in Jefferson County will be upgraded this summer.
Work will begin later this week on the $946,775 systematic sign upgrade project.
Most work will occur in the shoulder during daytime hours; however, there will be some single lane closures on occasion.
ODOT’s contractor for this project is Lake Erie Construction Company, from Norwalk, Ohio, and the completion date is October 31, 2012.
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 D11.PIO@dot.state.oh.us