OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DISTRICT 11 OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS - 2201 Reiser Avenue SE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 26, 2009
Almost 16 Miles of Roadways to be Resurfaced in Columbiana County
(NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO) --The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District 11 will begin work next Monday, June 1st, to resurface almost 16 miles of state roadways in Columbiana County, including sections of U.S. Route 62, State Routes 9, 14, and 173.
U.S. 62 will be resurfaced from the junction of SR 165 to the junction of SR 45, from the junction of SR 45 to the ramps at U.S. 62, SR 45 and SR 14F, and from the junction of SR 9 to the Mahoning County line.
SR 9 will be resurfaced from the city of Salem's north corporation line to the junction of U.S. 62.
SR 14 will be resurfaced from the Mahoning County line to the junction of SR 173 and from just west of the Washingtonville corp. limit to the city of Columbiana's west corp. line.
SR 173 will be resurfaced from the junction of U.S. 62 and SR 45 to Dodge Drive.
Traffic will be maintained with flaggers.
ODOT’s contractor for this $2.37 million project is Central-Allied Enterprises Inc., from Canton, Ohio, and the completion date is October 15, 2009.
ODOT reminds motorists to SLOW DOWN for the "Cone Zone;" turn on headlights and drive carefully in work zones. Drive responsibly for your safety and the safety of the highway workers. Remember, fines in work zones are doubled for not obeying traffic signs. Minimize distractions – turn OFF cell phones in construction zones. Remember to always buckle up.
For information on additional lane and road closures caused by construction, accidents, flooding or other related traffic events, visit ODOT's gateway to traffic and roadway information at www.BuckeyeTraffic.org.
For more information, contact: Becky McCarty, Public Information Officer, at 330-308-3949 or at Becky.McCarty@dot.state.oh.us.
ODOT District 11 serves Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson and Tuscarawas counties.
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