The Ohio Department of Transportation’s Transportation Review Advisory Council (TRAC) has approved roughly $2.5 billion in transportation plan projects and associated jobs over the next 11 years, according a release from the department.
The investment for projects in 2015 total $705.8 million.
The projects are part of Gov. John Kasich’s “Jobs and Transportation Plan” that has been in operation since 2012 and has invested more than $1 billion in infrastructure projects.
Major projects as part of the plan are:
- Constructing a new interchange at State Route 16 and Cherry Valley Road in Licking County
- Advancing the next phase of the Interstate 270/State Route 315/U.S. Route 23 reconstruction project in Franklin County
- Adding a third lane on Interstate 70 from U.S. Route 68 and State Route 72 in Clark County
- Reconstructing Interstate 70 at U.S. Route 40 and State Route 331 in Belmont County
- Upgrading the interchange at Interstate 71 and Western Row Road in Warren County
Current projects include:
- Portsmouth Bypass in southeast Ohio
- MLK Boulevard interchange in southwest Ohio
- Widening of I-75 in northwest Ohio
- Expansion of I-80 in eastern Ohio
- The North Outerbelt project in central Ohio
- Innerbelt Bridge in Cleveland
- Opportunity Corridor in Cleveland
Planned projects for 2015 and subsequent years are available here.