OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DISTRICT 11 OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS - 2201 Reiser Avenue SE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 24, 2009
State Route 11 Northbound will be Restricted Next Week for Pavement Repair Work
(NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO) --State Route 11 northbound will be restricted next week between the State Route 154 on-ramp and the State Route 164 overpass in Columbiana County.
Beginning Monday, Sept. 28th, ODOT's Columbiana County maintenance crews and Allied Corporation Inc., from Twinsburg, Ohio, will be performing spot paving on about four miles of SR 11 northbound. One lane of traffic will be maintained.
Southbound lanes will not be affected.
This work is expected to take three days to complete and cost about $162,000.
ODOT reminds motorists to SLOW DOWN for the "Cone Zone;" turn on headlights and drive carefully in work zones. Drive responsibly for your safety and the safety of the highway workers. Remember, fines in work zones are doubled for not obeying traffic signs. Minimize distractions – turn OFF cell phones in construction zones. Remember to always buckle up.
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 more information, contact: Becky McCarty, Public Information Officer, at 330-308-3949 or at Becky.McCarty@dot.state.oh.us.
ODOT District 11 serves Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson and Tuscarawas counties.
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