Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
The charges against Cincinnati-based Quattro, Inc. will bring the first criminal antitrust convictions in Ohio in 30 years.
The state is adding two express lanes from I-270 to U.S. 23 North to reduce congestion and improve safety.
The proposal to turn state-owned rest stops into privately-operated travel plazas is finally getting some attention…just not the kind state leaders had hoped for.
Administrators with the Ohio Department of Transportation announced earlier this year that the agency was facing a $1.6 billion funding shortfall. But there’s far from a consensus over how to plug the budget pothole.
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.
A group known as Environment Ohio released a report Wednesday backing the Obama Administrationâ€™s proposed auto fuel efficiency standards. Those standards call for an average of 54.5 miles per gallon for vehicles by 2025. But better fuel economy means a decline in revenue for the state department of transportation.
In the first-ever “State of ODOT” Address, transportation officials painted a troubled portrait of the agency still working its way out of a $1.6 billion budget hole.
A report by the state’s auditor has found that the Ohio Department of Transportation could save more than $6 million by selling underused heavy equipment and vehicles and closing two rest stops in eastern Ohio.
The new division will focus on finding new revenue streams for the financially-strapped agency.
A state legislative panel has also approved a study on privatizing Ohio’s rest areas.