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Wrong-Way Drivers Worry ODOT

25 Jul , 2019  

The challenge of drivers choosing to drive the opposite direction on public thoroughfares is causing concern statewide. Among the places targeted for attention is Richland County.

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Transportation Director Jack Marchbanks have announced that a first-of-its-kind system to detect and deter wrong-way drivers in Ohio is being installed along an 18-mile stretch of I-71 in Hamilton County. It includes 92 electronic signs and 82 detection devices at 23 locations from downtown Cincinnati to Fields-Ertel Road. More…

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It Was A Dangerous Fourth Of July On Ohio, Richland County Roads

12 Jul , 2019  

It was a dangerous holiday and weekend in Richland County and across the state over the Fourth of July, according to numbers released this week by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

In fact, the county ranked as the ninth highest statewide in terms of reported incidents (1,252). That includes all manner of incidents in which the Patrol was involved, not just car accidents. More…