Resurfacing work to begin on I-77 around Newcomerstown

New 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 County.

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, 2014.

Click HERE 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 operations.


For more information contact:
Becky Giauque \Jee-awg\, Public Information Officer, at (330) 308-3949
or email​