Spot paving work to restrict I-70 around Banfield Rd. Exits
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Wednesday, September 24, 2014) – Interstate 70 westbound will be restricted in four locations between the Mall Rd. and Banfield Rd. Exits this Friday, September 26th, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. as part of a $779,920, multi-county spot paving project.
Eastbound I-70 traffic will also be restricted Friday just east of I-470.
Additionally, the eastbound on-ramp at Banfield Rd. will be closed Saturday, September 27th, also from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to allow for this pavement work.
ODOT’s contractor is Shelly & Sands Inc., from Rayland, Ohio, and the completion date is mid-November 2014. This project also includes small sections of roads Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, and Jefferson counties.
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