Work to begin next week on sign upgrade project through Columbiana and Jefferson counties
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Wednesday, May 08, 2013) – Work is set to begin next Monday, May 13th, on a systematic sign upgrade project along several routes in Columbiana and Jefferson counties.
A safety project will replace the signs along U.S. Route 30 and State Route 39 through East Liverpool as well as the signs along U.S. 22 from Reeds Mill to SR 7 in Jefferson County.
Traffic will be maintained with flaggers when necessary.
ODOT’s contractor for this $545,250 project is Lake Erie Construction Company, from Norwalk, Ohio. All work is expected to be completed by December 2013.
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 D11.PIO@dot.state.oh.us