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05-24-2018 - Poppy Garden Honors Ohioans Who Served In WWI
The memorial garden is planted at the I-70 EB rest area at the Clark/Madison Co line...
04-03-2018 - Distracted Driving Safety Corridor Launched
As the number of crashes in Ohio caused by distracted drivers continues to climb, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) and the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) have joined forces to create th...
04-03-2018 - ODOT preparing for another near-record construction season
This year, the Ohio Department of Transportation is investing $2.35 billion into nearly 1,000 projects that will preserve existing roads and bridges, enhance capacity, and improve safety....
01-25-2018 - TRAC approves funding for 12 projects
Twelve construction projects in Ohio will be getting additional funding from the Transportation Review Advisory Council (TRAC). The new funding commitments total $58.8 million....
01-18-2018 - Gov. Kasich Launches DriveOhio with Executive Order and Ohio Seeks Private Partners to Shape Autonomous, Connected Vehicles
DriveOhio, the new center for all things smart mobility in Ohio, is looking for business partners to help it advance an aggressive and unique plan to improve the collection and use of data from smart...
01-10-2018 - TRAC to hold final vote on transportation project funding list
Ohio’s Transportation Review Advisory Council (TRAC) is scheduled to vote on the final list of major new transportation construction projects throughout Ohio on Wednesday, January 24 at 10 a.m....
12-14-2017 - TRAC Approves Draft Project List
Ten major new projects with a total investment of $55 million received approval on Thursday....
11-21-2017 - Crowded Highways Expected for Thanksgiving Travel
Drivers urged to plan ahead and be patient...
10-04-2017 - 200th Ohio Bridge Partnership Bridge Opens
The Ohio Bridge Partnership Program was created in 2013 to allow local governments to apply for state and federal funding to address bridges in need of major repairs or replacement....
06-29-2017 - Expect crowded highways over July 4th holiday
Traffic volumes on Ohio highways increase by about 13 percent during the holiday....
05-24-2017 - Memorial Day Travel Advisory 2017
The Memorial Day holiday is the unofficial start to summer and the beginning of the summer driving season. It’s also well into Ohio’s road construction busy-season which means holiday travelers will ...
05-15-2017 - Newest scenic byway revealed in north central Ohio
The Johnny Appleseed Historic Byway’s routes are State Route 39 from Loudonville, northwest through Perrysville and Lucas, and ending in Mansfield; and State Route 603 from Mifflin to Malabar Farm wh...
04-05-2017 - ODOT “going orange” for Work Zone Safety Awareness Week
The George V. Voinovich Bridge in Cleveland and the I-75 wall through downtown Dayton will be lit orange to mark National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week....
03-30-2017 - ODOT kicks off another near-record year of construction
A second-straight near-record construction season is underway across Ohio. This year, the Ohio Department of Transportation will invest $2.3 billion into the state’s roads and bridges, just shy of th...
03-23-2017 - Public invited to weigh in on the future of transportation in Ohio
The Ohio Department of Transportation is accepting public comments on the Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP) for 2018 to 2021....
01-25-2017 - TRAC to hold final vote on transportation project funding list
Ohio’s Transportation Review Advisory Council is scheduled to vote on the final list of major new transportation construction projects throughout Ohio on Wednesday, January 26 at 10 a.m....
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