Mercer, Auglaize counties to begin 18 road projects
By Janie Southard
Ohio is kicking off its largest construction season ever this year.
The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is awarding more than $2 billion in projects, outnumbering past seasons by 30 percent.
Included in the 1,600-plus projects this year are 130 interstate projects, 300 resurfacing/pavement upgrade projects, 290 bridge and culvert modernizations, 30 pedestrian and bikeway improvements and seven maritime projects at ports along the Ohio River and Lake Erie. [More