State Route 7 ramps at Logan Avenue to be closed
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Tuesday, July 01, 2014) – The ramps to State Route 7 at the Logan Avenue Interchange in Mingo Junction, Jefferson County, will be closed to traffic over the next three weeks as part of an ongoing, $2.55 million bridge replacement project over McLister Avenue.
From July 8th-11th, the northbound off-ramp will be closed. Then from July 11th -23rd, the southbound on-ramp will be closed. Traffic will be detoured.
Shelly & Sands Inc., from Zanesville, Ohio is the contractor for this project that began last year. All remaining work should be completed by August 2014.
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 D11.PIO@dot.state.oh.us