I-77/U.S. 250 to be restricted Saturday morning at New Philadelphia Exit for Utility Work
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Tuesday, June 8, 2010) – Interstate 77 and U.S. Route 250 will be restricted this Saturday morning, June 12th, where they split at the New Philadelphia Exit 81 near the Eagle Travel Plaza and Truck Stop while Time Warner Cable installs an aerial cable across the highway.
Beginning around 7 a.m., traffic will be stopped briefly in both directions. Traffic delays should be no more than 10 to 12 minutes. Message boards will be used to assist motorists as well as the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
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.