The cost of studying the Ohio Turnpike's future has increased to $3.4 million because of payments for two law firms consulting on the issue.
A state board initially approved a $2.85 million study to help determine how the 241-mile toll road can be leveraged to best benefit Ohio financially. The Plain Dealer in Cleveland reports the board has approved $550,000 more for two firms in the consulting team slated to make recommendations this year.
Published in 1940, the first Ohio Guide introduced travelers to Ohio’s roadways. The Ohio Humanities Council has given that travel standard a 21st century spin with The New Ohio Guide. We’ll take you on some of those tours during our weekly Road Trip! series.