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A Driver On Interstate 74 In Hamilton County Hit By Gunfire

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1, 2014

Authorities say a 22-year old man says he was shot by someone in a car that pulled alongside his vehicle on Interstate 74 in Harrison Township, Hamilton County.

Section Of Route 33 May Be Sagging Because Of Underground Mine

There are concerns that the sagging eventually could lead to a sinkhole on Route 33 near Nelsonville in Athens County, specifically on a mile-long stretch just north of the Wayne National Forest headquarters.
25, 2014

State transportation officials believe a section of U.S. Route 33 in southeast Ohio is sagging because of abandoned coal mine space beneath the road, and they’re trying to pinpoint the problem areas.

Contractors Worried About Funding For Road Projects

The Obama administration has suggested a $300 billion plan to change corporate tax laws and close loopholes, but lawmakers could also dip into the treasury for short-term funding.
23, 2014

As road construction season gets underway in Ohio, some in the industry are worried about the flow of money from the federal government to help pay for the projects drivers will see next year.

ODOT To Revamp North Columbus Interchange

I-270 & US-23
The 2 1/2 year project looks to help vehicles entering and exiting I-270. The draft includes a half-mile, two-lane tunnel extending from I-270 to north of Flint Rd.
28, 2012

The state is adding two express lanes from I-270 to U.S. 23 North to reduce congestion and improve safety.

Statewide Texting Ban, Teen Rules Sent To Governor Kasich

texting while driving
All drivers also would be banned from texting, though young drivers could more easily be pulled over for the offense.
15, 2012

Ohio teens could not use cellphones or other electronic devices while driving under a bill sent Tuesday to the governor.

Ohio Highway Patrol Calls Increase In Identity Theft Cases “Alarming”

15, 2010

The Ohio Highway Patrol says it has investigated 248 cases of identity fraud so far this year, compared to 114 incidents by this time in 2009. The cases involve fraudulent identification discovered by troopers during traffic stops and at driver license exam stations.

Hit-And-Run Driver Kills Construction Worker

14, 2010

Columbus Police continue their search of a hit and run driver who killed a road crew worker on I-70 Westbound early Wednesday morning. Some are raising safety questions about highway workers.

Safety Improvements to State Route 315 Include Drainage Work

27, 2009

While construction crews take a winter break, commuters on route 315 already benefit from traffic design improvements.

Two-Year Construction Project On Route 315 In Columbus Begins on Monday, June 15th

14, 2009

Construction on Route 315 in Columbus is scheduled to begin on Monday, June 15, 2009.

State Highway Cruisers Go Green With Solar Panels

May 27, 2009

The Ohio Highway Patrol is going green by adding 5-watt solar panels to their fleet of 1150 patrol cruisers.