U.S. 30 traffic delays expected next week for bridge beam installation

New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, July 28, 2014)U.S. Route 30 will be restricted next Monday, August 4th, and possibly Tuesday, August 5th, for the placement of new bridge beams as part of the $1.3 million project to replace the State Route 267 bridge over U.S. 30 in Madison Township, Columbiana County.
ODOT’s contractor, DOT Construction Corp., from Canfield, Ohio, will be utilizing the Ohio State Highway patrol to slow traffic between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. during this operation.
The SR 267 bridge has been reduced to one, 12-foot lane with temporary traffic signals since mid-June. The completion date for this entire project is November 2014.
Click HERE to view a map of the project area.
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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