OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DISTRICT 11 OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS - 2201 Reiser Avenue SE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 10, 2008
State Route 7 to be Restricted Friday NOT Tomorrow for Ring Move at the W.H. Sammis Plant
(NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO) --State Route 7 traffic will not be restricted tomorrow for work at the W. H. Sammis Plant in Stratton, Jefferson County, but will be restricted Friday, September 12, 2008, instead. The FirstEnergy Corp. will be transporting a ring as part of their environmental control retrofit construction project between 8 a.m. and noon this Friday.
Additionally, the final two scrubber rings will be off-loaded from a barge located along SR 7 at the plant between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday, September 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.