TRAC Releases 2006-2011 Project
COLUMBUS - The Transportation
Review Advisory Council (TRAC), which oversees funding of major new
transportation projects, today approved the Major New Construction
Program draft list from January, as part of the Governor Taft's Jobs
and Progress Plan announced in August 2003.
Today we re-emphasize our commitment
to ensure Ohios highway network remains one of the very best in the
nation, said Ohio Department of Transportation Director Gordon
Proctor. This funding will help construct a number of projects that
will improve our transportation system and enhance the lives of
The Ohio Department of Transportation
typically works on a six-year construction and planning cycle, adding
a year of new projects annually. This round of TRAC project funding
commitments covers the 2006-2011 time frame.
Gov. Taft's Jobs and Progress Plan is
Ohio's largest transportation initiative since the original creation
of the interstate highway system. The plan devotes $5 billion over the
next 10 years toward Ohio's highway network, generating more than
4,000 highway construction jobs, easing freeway congestion, improving
road safety and connecting rural regions.
The TRAC was created by the Ohio
Legislature in 1997 to oversee fair distribution of transportation
A complete list of the projects
receiving funding can be viewed by clicking the link below.