Interstate 77 to have nightly lane restrictions
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, May 01, 2017) – Starting next week, there will be nightly lane closures on Interstate 77 in Tuscarawas County for bridge deck repairs.
Six bridges and approach slabs – both north and southbound – will be repaired between New Philadelphia and Dover.
Starting at 7 PM on Sunday, May 7th, I-77 will be reduced to one lane of traffic until 5:30 AM. Work is expected to begin in the northbound travel lane.
No work will take place after 5:30 AM on Fridays until 7 PM on Sundays. All work should be completed within three weeks. Motorists are urged to plan ahead to avoid delays.
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