Ohio Department Of Transportation

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9:58 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Portion Of I-670 On West Side To Close Tonight For Pavement Repairs And Resurfacing

The Ohio Department of Transportation will close the westbound lanes of I-670 from I-71 to the I-70 split  for pavement repairs and resurfacing.

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6:24 am
Thu April 2, 2015

Governor Signs Transportation Budget Minus Voting Provision

Governor John Kasich talks to employees at manufacturing plant in Reynoldsburg shortly before signing the transportation budget bill.
Credit Ohio Public Radio

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich has used his line-item-veto power to strike a provision from the state transportation budget Democrats claimed would discourage out-of-state college students from voting.

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6:26 am
Thu March 26, 2015

Ohio Senate Approves Transportation Bill Without Speed Limit Provision

The Ohio Senate has approved the state transportation budget after a committee dropped a proposal raising the speed limit to 75 mph on certain rural freeways and the turnpike.

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7:47 pm
Tue March 24, 2015

Budget Provision Could Disenfranchise Out-of-State Students

Some Democratic state lawmakers say they might vote against the proposed transportation budget because of a provision they say would restrict voting rights.

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6:54 am
Thu March 19, 2015

Ohio Senate Approves Transportation Budget With Speed Limit Hike

The Ohio Senate has approved the 7 billion dollar, two year state transportation budget that includes a provision raising the speed limit to 75 mph on the Turnpike and rural interstates.

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7:26 am
Tue March 17, 2015

Transportation Budget Includes Proposal To Raise Some Speed Limits

State transportation officials kicked off the road construction season yesterday with the announcement of 450-million-dollars in projects for the year. 

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12:06 pm
Fri March 13, 2015

Three ODOT Workers Hit By Pickup On I-70

Three Ohio Department of Transportation workers were injured this morning when they were struck by a pickup truck on I-70 on the West side.

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6:46 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Parents Of Worker Killed In Overpass Collapse Sues State

Credit wcpo.com

The parents of a worker killed when a highway overpass collapsed in Cincinnati last month are suing the Ohio Department of Transportation.

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3:44 pm
Mon February 2, 2015

I-75 To Be Shut Down Nightly For Bridge Work This Week

Credit cincinnati-transit.net

The Ohio Department of Transportation plans to shut down all northbound Interstate 75 lanes during overnight bridge work this week in Cincinnati. 

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6:38 am
Thu January 29, 2015

ODOT Has Plan To Handle Traffic From New Ikea Store

Plans are in the works to prevent traffic problems caused by a proposed IKEA store on Polaris Parkway.

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7:09 am
Tue January 20, 2015

Hilliard Rome Road/70 Interchange Project Ends Today

The two-year overhaul of the I-70/ Hilliard Rome Road interchange ends today.

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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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