Interstate 70 paving work to begin Sunday night
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Tuesday, August 06, 2013) – Preventative maintenance resurfacing work will begin Sunday night, August 11th, on Interstate 70 in Belmont County.
Just over three miles of I-70 between Exit 213 (County Road 56 bridge) and Exit 218 (near the old weigh station) will receive an inch overlay intended to extend the pavement life.
This work will be completed at night between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. and should not take more than two weeks to complete, weather permitting.
ODOT’s contractor for this $969,444 project is Lash Paving Inc., from Colerain, Ohio.
Click HERE to view a map of the project area.
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