State Route 149 to be restricted just south I-70 Interchange at Morristown for widening work
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Wednesday, August 21, 2013) – State Route 149 will be restricted just south of the Interstate 70 Interchange at Morristown (Exit 208) in Belmont County as part of the new Pilot Travel Center construction.
Beginning Monday, August 26th, widening work will begin on SR 149 to accommodate a turn lane into the new Travel Center.
Shoulder closures and intermittent lane closures are expected over the next several weeks. During lane closures, single lane traffic will be maintained with flaggers. Officials anticipate this work being completed within a month.
This work is being performed by the developer via an approved ODOT permit.
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