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ODOT Road Project Update: Week Of May 19

18 May , 2019  

Each week through the end of construction season, we will be sharing the latest road project update from District Three of the Ohio Department of Transportation for work in Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties.

This is the project report for work taking place during the week of May 19. It shows ongoing work as well as updates and new projects. More…

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ODOT Road Project Update: Week Of April 28

27 Apr , 2019  

Each week through the end of construction season this fall, we will be sharing the latest road project update from District Three of the Ohio Department of Transportation for work in Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties.

This is the project report for the work taking place during the week of April 28. It shows ongoing work as well as updates and new projects for Richland County. More…

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ODOT Road Project Update: Week Of April 21

22 Apr , 2019  

Each week through the end of construction season this fall, we will be sharing the latest road project update from District Three of the Ohio Department of Transportation for work in Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties.

This is the project report for the work taking place during the week of April 21. It shows ongoing work as well as new projects in Crawford and Richland Counties. More…

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ODOT Road Project Update: Week Of April 14

14 Apr , 2019  

Each weekend between now and the end of construction season this fall, we will be sharing the latest road project update from District Three of the Ohio Department of Transportation for work in Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties.

This is the project report for the work taking place during the week of April 14: More…

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ODOT Road Project Update: Week Of April 7

8 Apr , 2019  

Each weekend between now and the end of construction season this fall, we will be sharing the latest road project update from District Three of the Ohio Department of Transportation for work in Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties.

This is the project report for the work taking place during the week of April 7: More…

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ODOT District Three Shares First Road Work Report Of 2019

1 Apr , 2019  

As we shared a few weeks back, the Ohio Department of Transportation has an aggressive road project plan for this year. If you missed that post, it can be read here.

The ODOT District Three office has issued the first of its weekly reports on road work inside the district. 1812Blockhouse will again be sharing these reports with our readers. What follows are projects underway this coming week in Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties. More…

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Section Of State Route 97 To Close For Two Months

26 Mar , 2019  

A familiar Richland County road is going to have a bit of a makeover.

State Route 97, just south of Butler, will close for a bridge replacement project on Monday, April 1 at mile marker 15.87.

The work has an estimated cost of $649,900 and work is scheduled to be performed by Kelstin Inc. More…

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ODOT District Three Invites Comments On Bridge Projects In Richland, Huron, And Crawford Counties

11 Mar , 2019  

The arrival of warmer temperatures in the coming weeks signals the beginning of area road work, including that to be performed by the Ohio Department of Transportation.

ODOT seeks to perform maintenance on current bridges located in the following places: More…

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ODOT Planning To Repair Historic Mansfield Bridge; Comments Sought

3 Mar , 2019  

One of the oldest bridges in Richland County, and one immediately adjacent to properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is scheduled for repair and stabilization.

The Ohio Department of Transportation is planning to repair a 13’ X 128’ stone arch bridge on Park Avenue West, between South Park and Middle Park, by installing an arched tunnel liner and concrete knee walls to support the liner.  Storm sewer repairs and catch basins will be relocated from over the top of the structure and out of the center of SR 430. More…

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Ohio Looking At Variable Speed Limits

1 Mar , 2019  

On Thursday, the Ohio Department of Transportation released details about a proposal in the next two-year transportation budget, House Bill 62, to identify specific roadways where variable speed limits could enhance driver safety.

“The goal is not to constantly shift speed limits or install new speed limit signs on all of Ohio’s roads throughout the state. Instead, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) wants the ability to study specific stretches of roadway. We would analyze crash data, look at any peculiar weather phenomena, and see how congestion affects travel time to determine if a variable speed limit, one that changes only in certain conditions – such as bad weather – would improve safety along that specific stretch of road,” said ODOT Director Jack Marchbanks. More…

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ODOT District Three Announces 2019 Construction Program For Richland County

17 Feb , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Transportation’s District Three headquarters in Ashland has announced its 2019 Construction Program.

Richland County will be seeing a comparable amount of road work this year as compared to other counties, with a total price tag approaching $34 million for work to be performed solely within the county – with additional work being accomplished as a part of district-wide projects. More…

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Pothole Blues

12 Feb , 2019  

One day’s snow will lead to the next day’s rain and the following day’s warmer temperatures. It’s a perfect mixture for one of Ohioans’ favorite pastimes – dodging potholes.

The Ohio Department of Transportation knows about this and is ready to roll. More…

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ODOT Seeks Public Comments On Project Near Malabar Farm

16 Dec , 2018  

The Ohio Department of Transportation is planning a road project near Malabar Farm State Park, and is seeking public comment on its plans.

ODOT is planning to conduct a slide repair along State Route (SR) 603 located near Malabar Farm State Park and Mohican State Park in Richland County. The repair will consist of installing a plug pile wall along the berm of SR 603 just northwest of the intersection with SR 95. More…

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Richland County Road Work Winds Down

18 Nov , 2018  

You may have noticed that the arrival of chilly temperatures and snowy roads has not completely eliminated work on local streets and throughfares. The Ohio Department of Transportation is winding down its program of 2018 work, but a limited number of projects remain to be completed, including two in Richland County. More…

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