ODOT anticipates the start, continuation and completion of some 750
projects in 2007. Below are highlights of projects around the Buckeye
Close to 475 resurfacing and maintenance projects are scheduled for
2007. All are aimed at providing the best-maintained highway system
possible. Highlights include:
- Resurfacing and bridge repairs on I-75 in Allen and
- I-480: major rehabilitation in Cuyahoga County between
Tuxedo and the Valley View Bridge.
- I-70 resurfacing, rehabilitation and landslide repair in
- I-77 four-lane resurfacing project in Washington County.
- U.S. 35/U.S. 23 four-lane resurfacing at the Chillicothe
bypass in Ross County.
Projects Wrapping Up:
Several major multi-year improvement projects will also wrap up
construction this season. Highlights include:
- Construction of the Veterans Glass City Skyway Bridge
over the Maumee River in Lucas County.
- U.S. 30: Construction of 26 miles of limited-access,
four-lane highway on a new alignment in Hancock and Wyandot
counties. Completes upgrade of U.S. 30 from Indiana state line to
- Rehabilitation and widening of I-71 in Medina and Richland
counties. Three of four major work zones will wrap up this season.
- Rehabilitation and widening of I-77 from Canton to Akron.
Three of five major work zones will wrap up this season.
- Major reconstruction of SR161 interchanges at I-270 and
Sunbury Rd. (NExT) in Franklin County.
Major Projects Beginning:
More than 80 major projects to improve the states infrastructure are
planned or will be underway in 2007. Highlights include:
- Rehabilitation and widening of pavement and 28 bridges on
I-275 in Hamilton County from just east of Winton Rd. to just east
of U.S. 42.
- Widening and major reconstruction of I-271 in Cuyahoga
County between Lander Rd. and the eastern corporation limit of
- Improvements on SR 8 between SR 303 and I-271 in Summit
- U.S. 24: Construction of a four-lane highway on a new
alignment from Indiana state line to SR 424 in Paulding, Defiance
and Henry counties.
- Reconstruction, widening and improvement of I-75/SR 4
interchange in Montgomery County.