State Route 7 to be restricted next Friday at Bellaire for utility work
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Friday, November 04, 2016) – State Route 7 will be restricted briefly next Friday morning, November 11th, at Bellaire in Belmont County for utility work.
Around 10 a.m., Comcast will be installing a new aerial fiber cable over the highway.
Traffic will be stopped twice in both directions for less than 15 minutes at a time. Minimal impacts are expected, but motorists are urged to use caution and be prepared for slight 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