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ODOT Weekly Construction Report For Week Beginning July 5

3 Jul , 2020  

By: ODOT District Six; 1808Delaware

ODOT District Six has released its weekly report highlighting road construction projects which are beginning or underway in the multi-county area it serves. What follows are posted projects taking place within Delaware County.

Please stay safe and pay attention to these closures and work taking place during the week beginning on July 5. More…

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ODOT Weekly Construction Report For Week Beginning June 28

27 Jun , 2020  

By: ODOT District Six; 1808Delaware Staff

ODOT District Six has released its weekly report highlighting road construction projects which are beginning or underway in the multi-county area it serves. What follows are posted projects taking place within Delaware County.

Please stay safe and pay attention to these closures and work taking place during the week beginning on June 28. More…

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ODOT Weekly Construction Report For Week Beginning June 21

20 Jun , 2020  

ODOT District Six has released its weekly report highlighting road construction projects which are beginning or underway in the multi-county area it serves. What follows are posted projects taking place within Delaware County.

Please stay safe and pay attention to these closures and work taking place during the week beginning on June 21.

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Public Meeting Set On SR 315 Intersection Improvements

18 Jun , 2020  

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) would like your input on the proposed improvements to the intersection of SR 315 and Jewett Road.

A virtual public meeting will occur on July 16 from 6:00 to 7:00 PM to go over the proposed alternatives.

ODOT believes that public input is critical to our decision-making process. To participate in the meeting, you can register by clicking the button above. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. More…

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ODOT Weekly Construction Report For Week Beginning June 14

13 Jun , 2020  

By: ODOT District Three; 1808Delaware Staff

ODOT District Six has released its weekly report highlighting road construction projects which are beginning or underway in the multi-county area it serves. What follows are posted projects taking place within Delaware County.

Please stay safe and pay attention to these closures and work taking place during the week beginning on June 14. More…

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ODOT Distracted Driver Safety Corridor Coming To Delaware County

11 Jun , 2020  

As more drivers hit the road this summer, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) and the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP) have teamed up to designate the first distracted driving safety corridor in Central Ohio.

A 22-mile stretch of Interstate 71 spanning Delaware and Morrow Counties is the newest location for targeted enforcement and more than a dozen signs to remind motorists to ditch the distractions.

“This is about saving lives and continuing to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving,” said ODOT Director Jack Marchbanks. “Corridors like this will remind drivers to keep their hands on the wheel and their attention on the road – not their phone.” More…

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ODOT Weekly Construction Report For Week Beginning June 7

6 Jun , 2020  

By: ODOT District Six; 1808Delaware Staff

ODOT District Six has released its weekly report highlighting road construction projects which are beginning or underway in the multi-county area it serves. What follows are posted projects taking place within Delaware County.

Please stay safe and pay attention to these closures and work taking place during the week beginning on June 7. More…

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That Sinking Feeling: Photos

29 May , 2020  

By: 1808Delaware Staff

The deluge of water that the area experienced recently is continuing to make its impact known.

Earlier this week, the District Six office of the Ohio Department of Transportation shared news via Facebook and on OHGO.com, the state’s real-time traffic advisory system, that US42 had been closed at SR37 until further notice for “emergency repairs.”

Drivers were advised to take US23 to SR229 to get to US42.

On Thursday, ODOT revealed the nature of that emergency — a giant sinkhole. More…

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Food Trucks Find Temporary Home At Ohio’s Rest Areas

12 Apr , 2020  

To address one of the biggest challenges truck drivers face, access to a hot meal, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is temporarily opening the state’s 86 rest areas to food trucks.

“Truck drivers are the lifeblood of the economy and their jobs have never been more critical than now,” said Governor Mike DeWine. “I’ve heard from many in the trucking industry that finding a place to eat while they’re on the road has been tough, but we’re here to help.” More…

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Intersection Work Starting In The Spring

2 Jan , 2020  

An Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) project to improve the intersections of US Route 42 and State Routes 745 and 257 in Delaware County is expected to begin when the construction season gets underway.

The improvements include adding left turn lanes at both intersections, widening the shoulder, as well as upgrading drainage, guardrail, traffic signals, and resurfacing. The project location is shown on the map below. More…

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Message Boards Promoting Holiday Highway Safety

22 Dec , 2019  

Beginning this weekend, roads across Ohio will be crowded with holiday travelers. Unfortunately, that also means an uptick in traffic crashes.

“As we launch into one of the busiest travel times of the year, the way we drive over these next twelve days will impact how many people are home for the holidays or how many people ring in the new year,” said Gov. Mike DeWine.

To promote safe driving, the Ohio Department of Transportation will display several messages aimed at some of the top factors in serious or deadly crashes. More…

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ODOT Wants To Hear From You

25 Nov , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is updating Ohio’s long-range transportation plan, called Access Ohio 2045. A part of this update is a short public survey to find out Ohioans’ views on the future of transportation.

The survey is open until November 30. ODOT’s Access Ohio team wants to hear from Delaware County residents and, indeed, all Ohio residents. More…

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