Traffic to be restricted at Strasburg Interchange for paving
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Thursday, October 22, 2015) – Weather permitting, paving will take place on U.S. Route 250 this weekend on the $1.13 million safety improvement project to better the flow of traffic through the Strasburg Interchange area in Tuscarawas County.
Traffic will be maintained with flaggers, starting tonight after 7 p.m. for milling operations.
Paving work is expected take place tomorrow – Friday, Oct. 23rd between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. and on Saturday, Oct. 24th, from 7 a.m. to noon.
Motorists are urged to plan ahead and use an alternate route to avoid delays.
Improvements to U.S. 250 and its interchanges with Interstate 77 included: the installation of new traffic signals, upgraded pavement markings and signage, new curb at U.S. 250 and Fort Laurens Road, and turn lanes at multiple U.S. 250 intersections to provide adequate vehicle storage.
ODOT’s contractor for this project is Shelly & Sands Inc., from Columbus, Ohio, and the completion date is mid-November 2015.
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 Becky.Giauque@dot.ohio.gov