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Trucks Go Faster on Interstate Highways

30, 2009

Starting tomorrow, the speed limit for trucks on Ohio’s rural and suburban interstate highways will rise from 55 miles an hour to 65. Ohio Public Radio’s Bill Cohen reports.

Ohio Highway Projects Get Funding Boost.

27, 2009

Governor Ted Strickland announced dozens of highway projects that will get a boost from federal stimulus funds. The new projects are spread across the state and will bring thousands of jobs.

More Central Ohio Highways Are Lined With “Noise Walls.”

9, 2007

Work crews are installing more noise walls on the city’s north side. The pre-cast barriers are being put up around Sharon Woods Metro Park near the Interstate 270 and 71 interchange. Much of the north side from Easton on the east to the Sawmill road interchange on 270 and on I-71 north of 161 is now walled in. The Ohio Department of Transportation says barriers are designed to reduce traffic noise but some northeast side residents say they make little difference.

Truck-only lane for I-70 in Ohio

30, 2007

If transportation officials in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri get their way, Interstate-70 will have a special lane, just for trucks all along the four-state corridor.

Thanksgiving Travelers Face Weather Challenge

23, 2005

Thanksgiving holiday travelers today will face inclement weather and increased patrols on major highways.