State Route 45/Saltwell Road intersection improvement project to begin north of Lisbon

New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, May 12, 2014)Work is set to begin next Monday, May 19th, to improve safety at the intersection of State Route 45 (North Market Street) and Saltwell Road (Township Road 867) north of Lisbon in Columbiana County.
Construction will include new sidewalks, retaining walls, curb ramps, and audible pedestrian signals. Two signal poles will also be installed in the northwest quadrant of the project area, and ADA compliant curb ramps will be constructed at crosswalks throughout the construction limits.  
Traffic will be maintained; however, there will be an 11-foot lane width restriction.
ODOT’s contractor for this $195,639 project is Central-Allied Enterprises Inc., from Canton, Ohio, and the completion date is July 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