Reference markings to be upgraded along Interstate 70
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Tuesday, May 05, 2015) – Work will begin next week to enhance the reference marking signs along Interstate 70 in Belmont County from just east of Morristown to Bridgeport.
No major impacts to traffic are expected with this work. ODOT’s contractor, M P Dory Co., from Columbus, Ohio, plans to perform most work from the highway shoulders.
The completion date for this $56,245 project is mid-June 2015.
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.