Interstate 70 lane
restrictions at County
Road 78 may slow traffic Thursday night
May 22, 2017)
night, May 25th, Interstate 70 will be reduced to one
lane in each direction at the County Road 78 (Plainfield Road) bridge
replacement project in Belmont County.
Between 7 PM and 9
AM, ODOT’s contractor, Shelly & Sands Inc., from Columbus, Ohio, will be
overhang jacks and falsework from the bridge over the highway.
CR 78 was closed
on March 6th. Traffic is being detoured on Township Road 808 to
County Road 80 to U.S. Route 40 to County Road 40B back to County Road 78, and
date for the $1.5 million project is August 31, 2017.
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.
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.
more information contact:
Giauque \Jee-awg\, Public Information Officer, at (330) 308-3949
or email Becky.Giauque@dot.ohio.gov