State Route 7 to be restricted Friday at Wellsville for utility work
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, May 11, 2015) – State Route 7 will be restricted briefly Friday morning, May 15th, at Wellsville in Columbiana County for utility work.
Around 10 a.m., Comcast will be installing a new aerial fiber optic cable over the highway.
Minimal impacts are expected, but traffic will be stopped in both directions for approximately 10 minutes. Motorists are urged to use caution and be prepared for slight delays.
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.