ODOT Memorial Day Travel Advisory

Pay extra attention when driving through work zones and always BUCKLE UP! That’s the message from the Ohio Department of Transportation and they are right on target! Memorial Day is nearly upon us, marking the unofficial start of the summer vacation season. That means higher traffic volume throughout Ohio and the busiest time of year for highway construction. ODOT’s...

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Slow Down, Move Over is a Lifesaver!

As we move into late July, the lazy, hazy days of summer have certainly arrived. But we are still right in the middle of the vacation season and that means more highway traffic throughout Ohio.  It is the perfect time to remind everyone to Slow Down and Move Over for all roadside workers. Ohio’s Move Over Law requires motorists to cautiously shift over one lane — or slow...

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Ohio expects record traffic volume for July 4th holiday – OHGO can help!

AAA predicts that 1.8 million Ohioans will travel this 4th of July weekend!  That’s an increase of 2.3% over last year and marks the highest 4th of July travel volume on record. If you’re traveling Ohio’s highways and local roads this weekend, keep the traffic conditions in mind and stay safe. Some new technology from the Ohio Department of Transportation can help you do...

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Transportation Investment Advocacy Center™ updates website

The Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC) recently updated its website with a new look and expanded content. The redesigned website is a handy reference source that helps private citizens, legislators, businesses and organizations advocate for more transportation infrastructure resources at the state and local levels. The TIAC website features an interactive...

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ARTBA President & CEO Pete Ruane Statement on President Obama’s FY 2017 Budget

ARTBA President & CEO Pete Ruane’s comments on the 2017 Federal transportation budget are clear, direct and right on point. Here is the full text of his statement: (WASHINGTON) – American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President & CEO Pete Ruane issued the following statement regarding President Barack Obama’s FY 2017 budget: “The...

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“Taking Care of What We Have” with ODOT

The Ohio Department of Transportation is responsible for 43,000 miles of Ohio roads and 14,000 of the state’s bridges.  In fact, ODOT spends 93% of its time and resources maintaining Ohio’s roadways.  But while the cost of road repair increased with inflation over the past ten years, funding did not.  Each $1.00 spent on repair in 2006 would require an expenditure of...

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