I-70 to be restricted during nighttime hours next week for spot paving
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Wednesday, July 22, 2015) – Interstate 70 westbound will be reduced to one lane next Monday and Tuesday nights (July 27th and July 28th) in Belmont County for spot paving work.
Weather permitting, work will take place both nights between 6:30 p.m. and 7 a.m. from I-470 to just west of Mall Road.
Motorists are urged to use caution and plan ahead to avoid delays. Eastbound lanes will not be impacted.
ODOT’s contractor is Kelly Paving Inc., from Zanesville, Ohio, and the total cost is about $193,000.
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 Becky.Giauque@dot.ohio.gov