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I-70/71 Split Modernization: Need? Or Wasteful Spending?

12:00AM
March
12, 2009

If you travel Interstate 70/71 in Columbus often enough you know there’s a lot of weaving that go on between exits. So the Ohio department of Transportation wants to redesign the split and cut the number of accidents…at a cost that surpasses $1.5 billion. WOSU reports, though, that the plan has some critics who say it’s a waste of money.

ODOT installs signs promises crackdown to prevent accidents in 70/71 split

12:00AM
June
24, 2004

Columbus drivers may have to change their commute. The Ohio Department of Transportion will place new signs in downtown Columbus trying to force traffic to flow differently in an effort to reduce accidents and congestion.