Interstate 70 nighttime lane restrictions continue next week in Belmont County
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Friday, May 12, 2017) – Nightly lane restrictions will continue next week on Interstate 70 at the Clark Road (County Road 4) bridge project in Belmont County.
Both east and westbound lanes of I-70 will be restricted between 8 PM and 6 AM, Monday, May 15th thru Friday, May 19th, over the highway near St. Clairsville for demolition.
The bridge on Clark Road, located just east of Exit 216 between SR 9 and Mall Road, is also reduced to one, nine-foot travel lane with temporary traffic signals.
Motorists are advised to plan ahead to avoid delays.
ODOT’s contractor for this $1.6 million project is Shelly & Sands Inc., from Columbus, Ohio, and the completion date is October 31, 2017.
The Ohio Department of Transportation maintains the state's largest man-made asset – the transportation system. ODOT's mission is to provide the safe and easy movement of people and goods from place to place. As a $2.8 billion per year enterprise, ODOT invests the bulk of its resources in system preservation through maintenance, construction and snow and ice operations.
The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.
For more information contact:
Becky Giauque \Jee-awg\, Public Information Officer, at (330) 308-3949
or email Becky.Giauque@dot.ohio.gov