To minimize traffic impacts road will stay open during work
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Thursday, June 30, 2011) – To minimize impacts to traffic, U.S. Route 250 will not be closed for landslide repairs next Tuesday, July 5th, in Belmont County.
ODOT worked with its contractor, Ohio-West Virginia Excavating Co., from Powhatan Point, Ohio, to redesign the maintenance of traffic plan and lessen the impacts of this work. One lane of traffic will be maintained by using barrier wall, temporary traffic signals, and flaggers as needed.
Eight total retaining walls will be constructed between County Road 22 in Sunset Heights and Bridgeport as well as drainage, guardrail, and pavement repairs where needed.
The project is estimated to cost $2 million and is being funded in part by federal emergency monies due to the major rainfall events in April. The completion date is November 2011.
For more information contact:
Becky Giauque \Jee-awg\, Public Information Officer, at (330) 308-3949
or email D11.PIO@dot.state.oh.us