OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DISTRICT 11 OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS - 2201 Reiser Avenue SE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 9, 2008
State Route 7 Traffic to be Restricted Thursday for Work at the W.H. Sammis Plant
(NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO) --State Route 7 traffic will be stopped briefly Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, between Stratton Heights Road and the tunnel in Stratton, Jefferson County, while the FirstEnergy Corp. transports a ring as part of their environmental control retrofit project underway at the company's W. H. Sammis Plant.
This work is expected to take place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Officials anticipate the off-loading of two more scrubber rings for the project from barges located along SR 7 at the plant next Monday, Sept. 15, 2008.
For information on additional lane and road closures caused by construction, accidents, flooding or other related traffic events, visit ODOT's gateway to traffic and roadway information at www.BuckeyeTraffic.org.
For information and traffic restrictions specific to this project, visit http://www.dot.state.oh.us/districts/D11/Pages/SammisProject.aspx.
For more information, contact:
Becky McCarty, ODOT Public Information Officer at 330-308-3949 or at Becky.McCarty@dot.state.oh.us, or
Mark Durbin, FirstEnergy Spokesperson at 330-761-4365 or firstname.lastname@example.org
ODOT District 11 serves Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson and Tuscarawas counties.
ODOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.