Resurfacing work to begin on I-77
Philadelphia, Ohio (Wednesday, May 07, 2014) – Work is set to begin next Monday, May 12th, to
resurface over three miles of Interstate 77 around Newcomerstown in Tuscarawas
Work will take place on each side of the U.S. Route 36/Newcomerstown
Exit (Exit 65) – from mile marker 64 to the 67.5 mile marker.
One lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction from
Monday mornings at 6 a.m. until noon on Fridays. No roadway restrictions are
permitted over the weekends.
ODOT’s contractor for this $1.5 million project is Shelly
& Sands Inc., from Columbus, Ohio, and the completion date is August 31,
to view a map of the project area.
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
For more information contact:
Becky Giauque \Jee-awg\, Public
Information Officer, at (330) 308-3949
or email D11.PIO@dot.state.oh.us