Ohio Department Of Transportation

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8:06 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Cincinnati Bridge Declared Safe, Despite Falling Concrete

Credit cincinati-transit.net

  Inspectors say the Brent Spence Bridge over the Ohio River is safe despite concrete pieces that recently from a ramp to the span.  

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11:29 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Road Salt Prices Are Soaring

The state and local communities are paying more this year for the road salt used to keep roadways clear in the winter.

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6:42 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Abandoned Coal Mine Void Could Harm Roadway

State transportation officials believe a section of U.S. Route 33 in Nelsonville is sagging because of abandoned coal mine space beneath the road, and they're trying to pinpoint the problem areas.

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6:45 am
Thu August 14, 2014

ODOT Trying To Help Honeybee Population Flourish

The Ohio Department of Transportation is using a roadway in Ross County as a path for honeybees to do their work. 

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3:17 am
Sat July 19, 2014

Corporate Sponsorship Generates State Infrastructure Funding

The Ohio Department of Transportation is getting new money from corporate sponsors.

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8:03 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Major Powell Intersection Reopens Today

Traffic will be moving again today through a busy intersection in Powell.

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6:27 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Investigation Shows $52K In Fuel Missing From Clinton County ODOT Tanks

An Ohio Inspector General's investigation has concluded that more than 14,700 gallons of fuel were not accounted for from two Ohio Department of Transportation tanks in Clinton County.

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6:54 am
Fri May 16, 2014

Work On "North Side Fix" Continues

Credit Ohio Department of Transportation

The Ohio Department of Transportation says both directions of U.S. Route 23 on Columbus' North side will move tomorrow to temporary pavement to allow crews to work on the next phase of the construction project.

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12:44 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Ohio May Use Twice The Usual Road Salt This Winter

A spokesman says the Ohio Department of Transportation may end up using nearly twice as much road salt this season as it typically requires for an average winter. 

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11:54 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Transportation Money Coming For Local Roads

Communities that need money for local transportation projects are in luck. 

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8:31 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

ODOT Working To Keep On Top Of winter Storm

Ohio Department of Transportation snow plows continue working to clear major roadways. 

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12:34 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Bill Aims To Increase Safety For Roadway Workers

The Ohio House this week approved a Senate-passed bill requiring drivers approaching construction and maintenance vehicles to slow down and shift lanes if possible.

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11:24 am
Tue November 26, 2013

315 Interchange To Reopen Today

Ohio transportation officials say State Route 315 at Route 750 in Delaware County will reopen by 5 pm this evening.

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6:48 am
Fri November 1, 2013

State To Launch Bridge Repair Project Next Year

State transportation officials want to repair or replace 200 county and city-owned bridges over the next three years.

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12:55 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Funds To Improve Access To Services For Elderly

Ohio is giving more than $3 million to local communities to help transport the elderly and disabled.

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3:35 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

Tolls Proposed For New Brent Spence Bridge

Ohio and Kentucky transportation officials say two proposals to pay for a new two-billion-dollar Brent Spence Bridge over the Ohio River both include tolls to pay off loans or repay a contractor.

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12:24 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Nelsonville Bypass Opens

State transportation officials today opened a new U.S. Route 33 bypass around Nelsonville that cuts through the Wayne National Forest.

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6:44 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Council Speeds Up Timelines Of Road Construction Projects

The Transportation Review and Advisory Council has given final approval to nearly 3 billion dollars in road construction projects.

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7:13 am
Fri August 16, 2013

Portion Of I-71 To Be Named For Fallen Worker

A portion of I-71 in Delaware County will be named to honor a state transportation worker killed in a construction zone accident last April.

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12:41 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

ODOT Finishing Work On Columbia Station Rail Crossing

Road crews are finishing work to create a more gradual slope leading up to a railroad crossing in Columbia Station, where a car crash killed four teenagers last year.

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