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The Ohio Department of Transportation

Internet Fact Sheet

March 7, 2006

ODOT 2006 Construction Program Highlights

  • ODOTs $1.4 billion 2006 construction program is up from $1.3 billion in 2005, $1.2 billion in 2004 and $1.1 billion in 2003.
  • An estimated $590 million of this years program will go toward Governor Bob Tafts Jobs and Progress Plan.
  • This years construction program also includes close to $100 million in resurfacing and roadway maintenance work.
  • Forty five projects will improve the interstates this year.
  • Three mega projects projects costing more than $100 million will continue this year:
    • Maumee River Crossing (Veterans Glass City Skyway Bridge) in Toledo.
    • Northeast Expressway Transformation (NExT), reconstruction of the State Route 161 interchanges at Interstate 270 and Sunbury Road in northeast Columbus.
    • U.S. Route 30 construction will continue between State Route 235 in Hancock County and the Upper Sandusky bypass in Wyandot County.
  • Two mega projects will begin this year:
    • State Route 161 widening in Franklin and Licking counties.
    • Interstate 275 widening in Hamilton County.
       
  • The largest, most expensive single project set to begin this year is the Interstate 80 Meander Reservoir project in Mahoning County.
  • Another project of note beginning this year is the U.S. Route 24 Fort to Port project, which begins at the Indiana state line near Fort Wayne and ends in Toledo. This is a multi-phase, multi-year project.
  •  Work will continue this year to widen portions of Interstate 71 in Medina and Richland counties. Once completed, only two portions of I-71 will remain two lanes in each direction on the interstate between Columbus and Cleveland.
  • Multi-year projects wrapping up this year include:
    • I-71 reconstruction and widening in Richland County.
    • Construction of a new interchange on Interstate 77 at Shuffel Road in Stark County.
    • Widening of I-77 from four to six lanes in the city of Green.
    • Major reconstruction of a four-mile section of Interstate 90 in Ashtabula County.
    • Reconstruction of U.S. Route 224 in the city of Akron.
    • Construction of a new interchange on I-71 north of Polaris Parkway in Columbus.
    • Interstate 70 reconstruction and widening in Madison County.
    • Bridge replacement on the State Route 129 (High/Main street) bridge in the city of Hamilton.
    • Rail grade separation on State Route 747 in Hamilton County.
    • Replacement of the U.S. Grant Bridge (U.S. Route 23) in Portsmouth.

 

2006 Jobs and Progress Plan Project Highlights

Project

County

Cost

Dates

ODOT District 1

U.S. Route 30

Hancock and Wyandot

$98.8 million

Begin: May 2005
Complete: October 2007

U.S. Route 24

Defiance

$35 million

Begin: April 2006
Complete: October 2008

ODOT District 2

Interstate 280 Veterans Glass City Skyway Bridge

Lucas

$219.9 million

Begin: March 2002
Complete: June 2007

ODOT District 3

State Route 18

Medina

$16.8 million

Begin: July 2005
Complete: June 2008

Interstate 71

Richland

$34.4 million

Begin: February 2004
Complete: August 2006

Interstate 71

Wayne

$42.4 million

Begin: April 2005
Complete: October 2006

Interstate 71

Richland

$43 million

Begin: February 2004
Complete: August 2006

Interstate 71

Medina

$44.2 million

 

Begin: September 2005
Complete: September 2007

Interstate 71

Medina

$57.5 million

Begin: September 2006
Complete: June 2010

ODOT District 4

Interstate 77

Summit

$16.6 million

Begin: January 2005
Complete: October 2006

Interstate 77

Stark

$25.5 million

Begin: August 2003
Complete: April 2006

Interstate 77

Stark

$31.5 million

Begin: January 2006
Complete: August 2008

Interstate 77

Stark

$38.5 million

Begin: June 2004
Complete: August 2007

Interstate 80

Mahoning

$86.7 million

Begin: April 2006
Complete: October 2009

Interstate 77

Summit

$59.5 million

Begin: January 2006
Complete: August 2008

State Route 8

Summit

$84.4 million

Begin: Spring 2007
Complete: October 2009

ODOT Districts 5 & 6

State Route 161-Phase 1

Franklin and Licking

$49 million

Begin: June 2006
Complete: October 2007

Phase two begins April 2007. Total project worth $137 million.

ODOT District 6

Interstate 71

Franklin

$22.7 million

Begin: August 2004
Complete: August 2006

State Route 161 (NeXT)

Franklin

$130 million

Begin: June 2004
Complete: October 2007

Interstate 270

Franklin

$19.8 million

Begin: May 2006
Complete: September 2007

ODOT Districts 6 & 7

Interstate 70

Clark and Madison

$55 million

Begin: July 2004
Complete: September 2006

ODOT District 7

Interstate 70

Montgomery

$48.3 million

Begin: December 2004
Complete: May 2010

Interstate 70

Montgomery

$62.3 million

Begin: November 2005
Complete: May 2008

ODOT District 8

State Route 73-Phase 1 (Wilmington Bypass)

Clinton

$15.9 million

Begin: November 2006
Complete: November 2007

U.S. Route 22

Hamilton and Warren

$45.1 million

Begin: February 2006
Complete: July 2009

Interstate 275

Hamilton

$109.8 million

Begin: November 2006
Complete: October 2009

ODOT District 9

State Route 207

Ross

$25.7 million

Begin: November 2004
Complete: December 2006

ODOT District 12

Interstate 90

Lake

$33.9 million

Begin: April 2006
Complete: May 2008

U.S. Route 20

Lake

$12.5 million

Begin: April 2006
Complete: August 2007

State Route 84

Lake

$10.2 million

Begin: March 2006
Complete: November 2007

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