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12-13-2013 - ODOT Shows What Can Happen When Motorists “Crowd the Plow”
With the latest forecasts predicting a wintery mix tonight and tomorrow across much of the state, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is reminding motorists “Don’t Crowd The Plow.”...
12-11-2013 - Ohio Expands “Move Over Law”
Law revised to protect safety of road construction and maintenance workers...
12-02-2013 - Increased Deer Movement Causes a Spike in Deer-Vehicle Crashes
More than 20,000 deer-vehicle collisions were reported in 2012...
11-26-2013 - Many road projects suspended over Thanksgiving weekend
11-14-2013 - ODOT Seeking Public Comment on Transportation Plan
A draft of Access Ohio 2040, the state's long range transportation plan, is available for review and comment....
10-10-2013 - State Salt Prices Continue Sharp Decline
Ohio taxpayers saving more than $20 million from just two years ago...
09-27-2013 - Higher Speed Limits May be Coming to a Roadway Near You
More than 600 miles of state highways likely to see speed limits increase...
09-26-2013 - Kasich’s Jobs and Transportation Plan Clears Final Hurdle
TRAC finalizes $3 billion plan; some projects weeks away from getting shovels in ground...
09-25-2013 - TRAC To Hold Final Vote on Transportation Project Funding List - 9-25-13
Ohio’s Transportation Review Advisory Council is scheduled to vote on the final list of major new transportation construction projects...
07-22-2013 - Ohio's Jobs & Transportation Plan: MORE PROJECTS - FASTER.
Gov. John R. Kasich unveiled a robust plan for improving Ohio’s transportation system with a $3 billion investment in infrastructure over the next several years... eliminatating decades long delays o...
07-03-2013 - Impaired driving spikes over July 4th holiday
The Fourth of July is traditionally a dangerous holiday on our roadways, particularly for impaired driving. Last year, 263 drivers were arrested for drug and alcohol-related charges on July 4. Impair...
05-29-2013 - State Awards $7.2 Million to Improve Walkways and Bike Paths for School Children
The Grants are Part of ODOT’s Statewide Safe Routes to School Program...
05-23-2013 - Memorial Day Motorists Likely to Encounter Construction Zones
Holiday Travelers Reminded to ‘Click It or Ticket’...
05-21-2013 - State Identifies New 70 MPH Speed Zones
570 miles of interstate get the green light for higher speeds...
04-15-2013 - Highway Construction Work Zone Deaths Doubled from 2009 to 2011
Sobering Statistics as ODOT Observes National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week...
03-27-2013 - ODOT Encourages Local-Private Investment for New Section of U.S. Route 30
The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) today announced the results of a study looking at the possibility of tolling a new, almost $900 million section of U.S. Route 30 in Stark and Columbiana c...
01-15-2013 - ODOT Launches Ohgo.com to Save Motorist Time and Money
New Technology Designed for Mobile Phones, Tablets, and Desktop Computers...
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