U.S. Route 250 to be restricted west of Bridgeport for landslide repairs
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, August 20, 2012) – Beginning this Thursday, August 23rd, U.S. Route 250 will be restricted about three miles west of Bridgeport in Belmont County for a landslide repair project.
Two-way traffic will be maintained in one, 11-foot lane with temporary traffic signals.
ODOT’s contractor for this $533,000 project is Ohio-West Virginia Excavating Co., from Powhatan Point, Ohio.
Two lanes should be reopened to traffic by October 18, 2012.
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