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ODOT Spending Over $12 Million On 2018 Richland County Projects

26 Mar , 2018  

It won’t be long until orange barrel season arrives in Ohio, a welcome sight for those who enjoy driving on safe and smooth thoroughfares. And, as is usual for the start of spring, the Ohio Department of Transportation’s District 3 office in Ashland has released its list of upcoming projects for the current year.

1812Blockhouse is sharing this information in two installments – today, we look at projects taking place exclusively within Richland County; tomorrow, we will review 2018 district projects that will impact Richland County locations. The county-centric work carries an estimated cost of over $12 million. More…

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ODOT Seeking Comments On Proposed Richland, Ashland County Road Project

17 Feb , 2018  

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is proposing to conduct preventative pavement maintenance in the form of microsurfacing along select locations. More…

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Still Time To Comment On Large ODOT Paving Project In Mansfield

15 Jan , 2018  

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is proposing to resurface section of US 42, SR 13 and SR 430 within the corporation limits of Mansfield.

The work would occur along US 42 between Main Street and Park Avenue, along SR 13 between 2nd Street and Mulberry Street, and along SR 430 between Park Avenue and East 5th Street. All work will be limited to the existing right-of-way and no deep excavation is necessary to complete the proposed work. More…

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ODOT Seeks Comments On School Flasher Sign Replacements

2 Jan , 2018  

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is proposing the replacement of non-lighted 20 MPH school flasher signs, light assemblies and beacons at seventeen (17) locations throughout ODOT District 3 (District).  ODOT is also proposing the removal of downlights and the replacement of lamp/lens replacements and illuminating signs at seventy-six (76) locations within the District. More…

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ODOT Seeks Comments On Richland County Project

27 Nov , 2017  

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is proposing to construction of a new ODOT Yard within ODOT right of way with an entrance from Koogle Road.

This will be a 70′ x 130′ fabric covered salt storage building on 12′ high retaining walls with a reinforced concrete slab, and a 20′ x 40′ loader storage building. The project is located within the infield of the southern loop ramp for the US 30/Koogle Road half diamond interchange in Mifflin Township, Richland County. More…

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ODOT Seeks Comments On Bridge Project

31 Jul , 2017  

The Ohio Department of Transportation has extended an invitation for the pubic is to provide comments relating to a bridge replacement project near the Richland/Ashland County line.

ODOT is proposing a complete bridge replacement located on US 42 in Ashland County at the 0.15 mile marker, just north of the Richland/Ashland County line. More…

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Regional Roadwork Next Week

29 Apr , 2017  

District 3 of the Ohio Department of Transportationi has released an update on Richland County road projects that will be underway during the next seven days (April 30 to May 6). Those include: More…

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Senator Obhof Talks Transportation

17 Apr , 2017  

This past week, Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof, who represents Richland County as a part of Ohio Senate District 22, issued a press release concerning the recently-passed biennial transportatation budget.

In a previous 1812Blockhouse article, we referenced the 2017 construction program for District 3 of the Ohio Department of Transportation; that article can be accessed at this location.

Senator Obhoff’s release follows. More…

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ODOT District 3 Announces 2017 Construction Program

29 Mar , 2017  

The Ohio Department of Transportation’s regional headquarters in Ashland has announced its 2017 Construction Program. And, while roundabouts will be coming this year to north central Ohio, none are currently scheduled to make a Richland County appearance.

Altogether, there are 81 total projects scheduled, 70 of them completely new this year. Total investment in the area of District 3 will be over $170 million. More…

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ODOT Seeks Input On Proposed Ontario Facility

20 Mar , 2017  

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is proposing to place a new full functioning maintenance facility within the City of Ontario.

The facility will be located on Beer Rd off of State Route 309. The facility will be the central location for ODOT forces within Richland County. The facility will provide various maintenance activities including but not limited to: ditching, tree removal, culvert replacements, and snow and ice removal. More…

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