Ohio Department of Transportation • Traffic Advisory
DISTRICT 5 • DAVE RAY, P.E., P.S., DISTRICT DEPUTY DIRECTOR
9600 Jacksontown Road • Jacksontown, OH 43030
I-70 Lane Restrictions and Ramp Closure
in Licking County Continues July 18 and 21
Jacksontown, Ohio (Wednesday, July 16, 2014) – On the evenings of Friday, July 18, and Monday, July 21, the on-ramp from 79 south to I-70 westbound will be closed, and I-70W will be restricted to one lane for one mile west of SR 79.
Work will begin at 6:00 p.m. on both evenings for pavement resurfacing. The ramp and restricted lane will reopen the following mornings at 6:00 a.m., weather permitting.
Ramp traffic will be detoured onto US 40W, to SR 37E, to I-70W.
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Ohio’s highways are essential to keeping and creating new jobs. With a mission to provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is responsible for maintaining one of the largest transportation networks in the nation. Guided by ethical principles and accountability, ODOT works to improve safety, enhance travel and advance economic development. As a $2.8 billion enterprise, the department wisely invests in its core services of snow and ice removal, annual construction program and highway maintenance operations.
In addition to the restrictions below, I-70 eastbound, from SR 158 to SR 37, will be restricted to one lane starting at 7:00 PM Thursday, July 17th and ending at 6:00 AM Friday, July 18th.
For additional information, please contact:
Ericka Pfeifer, Public Information Officer at (740) 323-5204,
or email D05.PIO@dot.state.oh.us