Bridge painting to begin next week in Belmont County
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Wednesday, May 26, 2010) – Work will begin next Wednesday, June 2nd, to paint the State Route 148 bridge over Captina Creek in Powhatan Point, Belmont County.
Additionally, the bridge over Interstate 470 located about a half mile east of SR 7 will also be cleaned and painted as part of this project.
Traffic will be maintained at all times. Lane closures on I-470 are restricted to nighttime only.
ODOT's contractor for this $476,433 project is Troy Painting, Inc., from Campbell, Ohio, and the completion date is September 30, 2010.
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 more information contact:
Becky Giauque \Jee-awg\, Public Information Officer, at (330) 308-3949
or email D11.PIO@dot.state.oh.us
ODOT District 11 serves Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson and Tuscarawas counties.