There may be some back-ups along Interstate 70 in Muskingum County over the next couple of weeks.
ODOT says one lane of traffic will be restricted between nine a.m. and three p.m. for construction of a structure on Moose Eye Road. Once that project is completed, it will then move onto construction at Zane Grey Road.
O-DOT says it hopes to have this lane restriction lifted sometime next month, weather permitting.
The Ohio Department of Transportation wants to reduce the number of accidents that take place in work zones.
It says motorists need to slow down in these areas and pay attention to their surroundings so they don't get hurt and construction works don't get hurt either. To get out the message, ODOT plans to light buildings across the state in orange, starting tomorrow at eight p.m.
There were about five thousand accidents in work zones last year and that resulted in 13 people dying...
The Ohio Department of Transportation is kicking off its construction season with a bang. It will be awarding two billion dollars in construction projects across the state that will reach every county. ODOT District Five employees, which covers five local counties, made the exciting announcement this morning at its headquarters in Jacksontown.
"This is truly a celebration for the state of Ohio because this is the largest transportation construction season in state history, "...
The Ohio Department of Transportation says it wants to "ignite Ohio's economic engine."
It's investing about two billion dollars in construction this year that will cover 16 hundred projects in every county. Some of these projects include: interstate repairs, resurfacing; bridge and culvert upgrades, walkways and biking improvements, and even some waterway projects.
The largest investment, at 450 million dollars, will take place along Interstate 90 in Cleveland.
The Ohio Department of Transportation says it wants to make school zones safer for students.
So, it is investing 11 million dollars that will fund 66 projects across the state. The money will be used to build new sidewalks, to replace crosswalk signs, to increase the law enforcement presence in school zones, and to teach students about roadway safety.
This is the largest investment ODOT has made, targeting school zones since 2004.