State Route 7 to be restricted for bridge repairs near Wellsville
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, September 26, 2016) – Starting next Monday, October 3rd, State Route 7 will be restricted at State Route 45 near Wellsville in Columbiana County for a bridge repair project.
One lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction.
ODOT’s contractor for this $1.9 million project is Shelly & Sands Inc., from Columbus, Ohio, and the completion date is December 31, 2016. However, work will take place next year on SR 7 bridges near Tiltonsville and Mingo Junction in Jefferson County as part of this project as well.
The Ohio Department of Transportation maintains the state's largest man-made asset – the transportation system. ODOT's mission is to provide the safe and easy movement of people and goods from place to place. As a $2.8 billion per year enterprise, ODOT invests the bulk of its resources in system preservation through maintenance, construction and snow and ice operations.
The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.
For more information contact:
Becky Giauque \Jee-awg\, Public Information Officer, at (330) 308-3949
or email Becky.Giauque@dot.ohio.gov