construction http://wyso.org en Ohio Kicks off 2012 Construction Season http://wyso.org/post/ohio-kicks-2012-construction-season <p>Ohiohas launched its $1.8 billion road construction season for 2012 involving about 800 projects to preserve existing roadways and bridges.</p><p>Ohio Department of Transportation Director Jerry Wray announced the plans Tuesday, noting $1.6 billion more is needed for additional phases of 35 major new expansion projects.</p><p>The department says the 800 projects include resurfacing 3,700 miles of interstate and state routes and repairs or upgrades to several bridges, culverts, guardrails, interchanges and hillsides.</p> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 13:45:25 +0000 Associated Press 14446 at http://wyso.org Ohio Kicks off 2012 Construction Season