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Transportation Review Advisory Council Internet News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 6, 2000
TRAC Releases 2005 Projects List
ColumbusThe Transportation Review Advisory Council (TRAC) today approved for construction 16 major new projects worth more than $209 million.
For the most part, the projects will be funded for construction in 2005 and be part of ODOTs overall $300 million a year major new construction program. The TRAC, a nine-member panel created by the Ohio Legislature in 1997, finished its third cycle of hearings and working sessions today, approving a draft project list at ODOT Headquarters in Columbus.
Nine projects were approved for construction; seven for further planning or design.
TRAC Chairman and ODOT Director Gordon Proctor said the projects would benefit the communities they are constructed in and also Ohios statewide transportation system. "The TRAC is staying on a course designed to bring sensible growth and financial balance to the planning of major new transportation projects. Well-planned projects expand our system and help keep our highways safe and efficient, something vital for the states economy."
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A detailed listing of the funded projects can be viewed on the TRAC
website and from these links:
The TRAC held six public hearings around the state this year, listening to project advocates and others. The draft list will be subject to written public comments from Dec. 15, 2000 to April 15, 2001. Write: TRAC Coordinator Michael Cull, c/o ODOT,1980 W.Broad St., Cols., Ohio 43223.
Among the projects approved for construction funding were:
The TRAC also approved the following projects for further development (planning, environmental work, etc.) worth $32.1 million.