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Ohio Inmate Walks Away From Work Site Along I-70

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Ohio inmate Spencer Johnson, 28, walked away from a work detail in Madison County Monday afternoon. He was last seen near mile marker 81 along state route 70.
4:24PM
August
5, 2013

State authorities are searching for an Ohio inmate on the lam this afternoon. As WOSU reports, the prisoner walked away from work detail.

ODOT Moves Up Some Projects, But Delays And Frustration Remain

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Despite being one of the major dangerous interchanges in the state, ODOT administrators say a statewide funding shortfall will delay some work on the I-70/I-71 interchange in downtown Columbus by 16 years.
7:27AM
June
7, 2012

An ODOT panel has voted to move up most major road projects that were delayed by several years, inclduing the I-70/I-71 overhaul. But officials know the new schedule likely will not satisfy communities that are depending on new roads.