Ohio Turnpike

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12:36 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

OHP: Speed And Weather Caused Turnpike Crashes

A preliminary investigation into the cause of a series of fatal Ohio Turnpike crashes earlier this month blames drivers' speeds, road conditions and weather. 

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11:54 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Turnpike Crash Victims Identified

The State Highway Patrol has identified the three people killed and the trooper who was injured in Wednesday's chain-reaction crashes on the Ohio Turnpike.

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7:37 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Major Ohio Turnpike Crash Kills Three

Credit Toledo Blade

The State Highway Patrol says three people died Wednesday in crashes involving at least 50 vehicles across a 2-mile section of the eastbound lanes of the Ohio Turnpike between Toledo and Cleveland.

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7:04 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Local Roawork To Resume Next Year

Work on central Ohio's largest road construction projects will start again next year.

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7:55 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Governor Signs Transportation Bill

Ohio Governor John Kasich yesterday signed into law his 7.6 billion dollar state transportation budget.

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7:04 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Ohio Senate Approves Raising Highway Speed Limit

The Ohio Senate has approved a proposal to increase the speed limit on rural interstate highways to 70 mph.

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7:15 am
Fri March 1, 2013

House Approves Transportation Budget

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6:56 am
Thu February 28, 2013

House Panel Approves Turnpike Bond Sale

The Ohio House Finance Committee has approved Republican Governor John Kasich's proposal to raise 1.5 billion dollars for state highway projects through Ohio Turnpike bonds.

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7:56 am
Tue February 26, 2013

Democrats Criticize Turnpike Bill

Minority Democrats in the Ohio House say key public promises made by Governor John Kasich are absent from a bill authorizing the sale of 1.5 billion dollars in Ohio Turnpike bonds to fund highway projects.

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8:17 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Governor Announces Plan For Turnpike

Governor John Kasich wants to fund highway construction projects by increasing tolls on the Ohio's Turnpike.

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7:17 am
Tue December 11, 2012

Turnpike Leasing Announcement Expected

An announcement that the state plans to lease the Ohio Turnpike is expected by the end of the week.

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5:52 pm
Wed July 18, 2012

Residents unconvinced about benefits of a privatized Ohio Turnpike

Residents living near the Ohio Turnpike aren't convinced about the benefits state officials say would come by privatizing the toll road. The first public meeting about the plan came last night in Elyria, where Lorain County Commissioner Ted Kalo expressed concerns about increased tolls and sloppy maintenance. 

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