OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DISTRICT 11 OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS - 2201 Reiser Avenue SE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 28, 2009
State Route 644 to be Restricted for Culvert Replacement
(NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO) -- State Route 644 will be restricted during daytime hours tomorrow, April 29th and Thursday, April 30th for a culvert replacement just south of Summitville in Columbiana County.
An Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) maintenance crew will be replacing this culvert in preparation for upcoming resurfacing work.
One lane of traffic will be maintained with flaggers. This work is expected to be completed by late Thursday afternoon.
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 information on additional lane and road closures caused by construction, accidents, flooding or other related traffic events, visit ODOT's gateway to traffic and roadway information at www.BuckeyeTraffic.org.
For more information, contact: Becky McCarty, Public Information Officer, at 330-308-3949 or at Becky.McCarty@dot.state.oh.us.
ODOT District 11 serves Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson and Tuscarawas counties.
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