U.S. Route 22 resurfacing work to begin next week
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, July 9, 2012) – Work will begin next Monday, July 16th, to resurface over three miles of U.S. Route 22 in Jefferson County.
Traffic will be reduced to one, 11-foot lane in both the east and westbound direction between Reeds Mill and Wintersville.
Also included in this project is guardrail reconstruction, pavement markings, and rumble strips.
ODOT’s contractor for this $4 million project is Shelly & Sands, from Zanesville, Ohio. All work should be completed by June 2013.
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