State Route 149 will be closed to traffic next weekend for local bridge project

New Philadelphia, Ohio (Thursday, June 12, 2014)State Route 149 will be closed to traffic next weekend for a bridge replacement on County Road 4 by the Belmont County Engineer’s Office.
SR 149 will be closed at noon on Friday, June 20th, and reopen by 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 22nd.
Beginning at the intersection of SR 9 and SR 149, traffic will be detoured south on SR 9 to SR 147 east back to SR 149, and reverse.
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