Interstate 70 to be restricted for Reservoir Road bridge replacement over highway
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Wednesday, July 18, 2012) – Interstate 70 will be restricted next Monday, July 23rd, in Belmont County for the Reservoir Road bridge replacement project located over the highway.
Both east and westbound lanes of I-70 will be reduced to 11-foot width under the bridge located about a mile west of SR 9 at St. Clairsville. Two lanes will be maintained in each direction during this work.
ODOT’s contractor for this $1.3 million project is Shelly & Sands Inc., from Zanesville, Ohio, and the completion date is November 31, 2012.
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