Pavement preservation project to begin on State Route 7 in Belmont County
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, August 15, 2016) – Work is scheduled to start next Monday, August 22nd, on a project to extend the pavement life on State Route 7 in Belmont County between Dilles Bottom and Powhatan Point.
As a preservation strategy, SR 7 will be microsurfaced to seal the pavement, making it last longer. Utilizing aggressive preservation treatments, such as chip seal and microsurfacing, lowers costs over the long term, enabling ODOT to resurface more roads and provide a smoother ride for more people.
Traffic will be maintained with flaggers.
ODOT’s contractor for this $397,000 project is Ny-Mac Enterprises Inc., from Lansing, Michigan, and the completion date is September 30, 2016.
The Ohio Department of Transportation maintains the state's largest man-made asset – the transportation system. ODOT's mission is to provide the safe and easy movement of people and goods from place to place. As a $2.8 billion per year enterprise, ODOT invests the bulk of its resources in system preservation through maintenance, construction and snow and ice operations.
The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.
For more information contact:
Becky Giauque \Jee-awg\, Public Information Officer, at (330) 308-3949
or email Becky.Giauque@dot.ohio.gov