I-70 to be restricted at Guernsey Co. line next week

New Philadelphia, Ohio (Thursday, August 14, 2014)Interstate 70 will be reduced to one lane in each direction next Monday and Tuesday, August 18th and 19th, as part of the $2.9 million bridge repair project at the Guernsey/Belmont County line.
ODOT’s contractor, Shelly & Sands Inc., from Columbus, Ohio, will be constructing temporary pavement for the next phase of construction.
The completion date for this project is October 2014.
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