State Route 148 traffic delays expected
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, August 6, 2012) – State Route 148 will be reduced to one lane tomorrow for paving work as part of the $4 million roadway realignment project west of Steinersville in Belmont County.
Traffic is being maintained with flaggers.
Beginning Friday, August 10th, two way traffic will be maintained with temporary traffic signals for the remainder for construction.
Motorists should plan ahead to avoid delays associated with this work.
All work should be completed in September 2012.
ODOT’s contractor is Shelly & Sands Inc., from Zanesville, Ohio.
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