Spot paving work to take place in four eastern Ohio counties

New Philadelphia, Ohio (Wednesday, August 27, 2014)Spot paving work is set to begin next month on small sections of roads across four eastern Ohio counties, including Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, and Jefferson.
Below is the tentative schedule, weather permitting.
Week of Sept. 8:
·         Belmont County
o    SR 9, three locations north of Armstrong Mills
o    U.S. 40, four locations between Lansing and Brookside
Week of Sept. 15:
·         Belmont County
o    I-70 WB, four locations between Mall Rd. and Banfield Rd. Exits
o    I-70 EB, one location just east of Banfield Rd. and one just east of I-470
o    SR 149, between Warnock and Glencoe
o    SR 872 (Moundsville Bridge) ramp
Week of Sept. 22:
·         Carroll County 
o    SR 39, near Mechanicstown
o    SR 164, four locations east of Perrysville
Week of Sept. 29:
·         Carroll County 
o    SR 332, near the Harrison County line
o    SR 524, near the Jefferson County line
·         Columbiana County
o    SR 558, west of East Fairfield
Week of Oct. 6:
·         Harrison County
o    U.S. 22, west of Industrial Park Rd.
·         Jefferson County
o    SR 7, south of Empire
o    SR 7, north of Stratton
o    SR 7, near SR 213 at Yellow Creek
Traffic will be maintained with flaggers.
ODOT’s contractor for this $779,920 project is Shelly & Sands Inc., from Rayland, Ohio. All work will be completed by mid-November 2014.
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