Seven Mile Drive to be restricted next week for slide repair project
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Friday, October 7, 2016) – State Route 416 (Seven Mile Drive) will be restricted next Monday, October 10th, as part of a slide repair project at the north end of New Philadelphia in Tuscarawas County.
Two-way traffic will be maintained in one, 12-foot lane with temporary traffic signals.
To repair the pavement associated with the slide, it is necessary to close a lane. Work will be completed by Friday, October 14th.
ODOT’s contractor for this $109,000 project is Ohio-West Virginia Excavating Co., from Shadyside, Ohio.
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