Resurfacing work to begin on State Route 7 next week
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Wednesday, May 25, 2011) – Work will begin next Wednesday, June 1st, to resurface a four mile stretch of State Route 7 in Jefferson County.
All four lanes of SR 7 will be resurfaced from one mile south of SR 151 through Mingo Junction to the city of Steubenville's south corp. line.
One, 11-foot lane for traffic will be maintained in each direction.
In addition to new pavement, work will include new concrete media barrier, guardrail reconstruction, new pavement markings and rumble strip installation.
ODOT's contractor for this $5.4 million project is Kokosing Construction Company Inc., from Columbus, Ohio, and the completion date is August 31, 2011.
For more information contact:
Becky Giauque \Jee-awg\, Public Information Officer, at (330) 308-3949
or email D11.PIO@dot.state.oh.us