OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DISTRICT 11 OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS - 2201 Reiser Avenue SE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 23, 2008
Possible Delays Next Two Weeks on State Route 7 for Work at the W.H. Sammis Plant
(NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO) -- Delays are possible over the next two weeks on State Route 7 in Stratton, Jefferson County, for work at the W. H. Sammis Plant.
SR 7 traffic may be stopped for brief periods of time while the FirstEnergy Corp. off-loads duct work from barges on the Ohio River as part of their environmental control retrofit construction project underway at the company's plant.
This work will only be performed during daylight hours and will not occur on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, or New Year's Day.
One lane of traffic will continue to be maintained in each direction.
For information on additional lane and road closures caused by construction, accidents, flooding or other related traffic events, visit ODOT's gateway to traffic and roadway information at www.BuckeyeTraffic.org.
For information and traffic restrictions specific to this project, visit http://www.dot.state.oh.us/districts/D11/Pages/SammisProject.aspx.
For more information, contact:
Becky McCarty, ODOT Public Information Officer at 330-308-3949 or at Becky.McCarty@dot.state.oh.us, or
Mark Durbin, FirstEnergy Spokesperson at 330-761-4365 or firstname.lastname@example.org
ODOT District 11 serves Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson and Tuscarawas counties.
ODOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.