U.S. 250 traffic to be stopped at SR 800 near Dennison Thursday for utility work
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, October 17, 2016) – Starting at 9 a.m. this Thursday, October 20th, U.S. Route 250 traffic will be stopped intermittently in both directions at the State Route 800 intersection near Dennison in Tuscarawas County for utility work.
AEP Ohio Power Company, from Canton, Ohio will be replacing existing aerial wire over the highway.
Traffic is expected to be stopped in both directions for approximately 20 minutes, four different times during the day. Motorists are urged to plan ahead to avoid delays.
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