State Route 7 will be restricted next week south of Mingo Junction for utility work
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Thursday, May 24, 2012) – State Route 7 traffic will be restricted next Wednesday, May 30th, south of Mingo Junction in Jefferson County for utility work.
AEP Ohio Power Company will be installing wire across the highway between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Traffic will be slowed down on and off all morning for this to occur. Motorists are urged to use caution and be prepared for a slight delay.
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