Ohio Department of Transportation plows are loaded, fueled and in position to deal with snow coming down in our area.
Early Thursday pre-treated roadways so when the snow started falling trucks wouldn't have a difficult time removing it.
"It actually puts a salt film on the asphalt or concrete so when the snow comes it won't actually bond to the road," said ODOT District 5 Ray Dailey. "It makes it a little easier once the snow or ice is bonded to the road. You can...
The Ohio Department of Transportation is ready to take on the roads.
The ODOT crews are getting their trucks ready for tomorrow's possible winter storm, and they want you to know that they'll be out in full force.
"Tomorrow when it hits, and if it lasts as long as they expect it to, we will be out 24/7, at least the next few days anyway. We will divide into shifts, we will have people on overtime, and do whatever it takes to keep the roads plowed and clear,...
The National Weather Service has issued a Freezing Rain Advisory until 8:00 am Thursday Morning. Southeastern Ohio law enforcement authorities are reporting that roads are slick due to freezing rain. The Ohio Department of Transportation has treated main roads...but secondary and back roads are slick. Be careful if you plan to drive Thursday morning.
Coshocton County is under a Level 1 Snow Emergency -- Roads are icy.
The Ohio Department of Transportation is preparing for the winter months ahead.
Its now taking advantage of various social neworking sites like Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube, so motorists can be up-to-date on all road conditions. Public Information Officer Kate Stickle said that transparency is especially important.
"For you to know what we're doing so you can know that your tax dollars are at work as we're working for you, trying to get you to your destination safely,...
Governor Elect John Kasich spent time in Licking County Tuesday to announce appointment of his nominee for Director of the Ohio Department of Transportation.
"I'm very proud to announce as the Director Elect of the Department of Transportation, Newark's own Jerry Wray."
That was the announcement Governor Elect John Kasich made in a Licking County Courtroom. Kasich tapped, the 65-year-old Wray, as the Director Elect due to his work as ODOT's Director from 1991-1999 under...
The largest construction season in the history of the state is wrapping up.
$2 billion was invested into 1,600 Ohio projects, including interstate repairs, resurfacing, and bridge and culvert replacements.
"We had a lot of crews, a lot of contractors, and i know they were all very satisfied with the work they received. Everything turned out just great, " says District 5 Highway Management Administrator, Rick Williams.