Intermittent lane closures expected on I-77 south of New Philadelphia
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, December 1, 2014) – Intermittent daily lane closures are expected over the next two weeks both north and southbound on Interstate 77 at the County Road 55 (Joyce Hill Rd.) bridge repair project about three miles south of New Philadelphia in Tuscarawas County.
ODOT’s contractor, Shelly & Sands Inc., from Columbus, Ohio, will be installing raised pavement markers and removing the temporary lighting on the $3 million project that began in April.
All work is expected to be completed by December 12, 2014.
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 D11.PIO@dot.state.oh.us