Interstate 70 to be restricted next Wednesday for utility work
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Wednesday, July 17, 2013) – Interstate 70 will be restricted briefly next Wednesday morning, July 24th, just east of the State Route 800 Exit in Belmont County for utility work.
Windstream Communications will be removing an aerial cable from over the highway around 10:00 a.m.
Traffic will be stopped in each direction. Delays should not be longer than 10 minutes, but motorists are urged to use caution and be prepared for a slight delay.
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