Lawmakers Tackle Road/Bridge Repair Funding Issues

Feb 17, 2016
Andy Chow

A group of lawmakers is looking into where Ohio is falling short when it comes to repairing roads and bridges, and how to bring in more money.

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Drivers on I-75 through Dayton should get used to orange barrels.

The Dayton Daily News reports construction work that began in 2006 will continue until 2017.  Planning for the $400 million-plus update of the interstate began in 2000, and the first phase of construction is nearly complete.  That involved adding a third I-75 lane in the area of Ohio Route 4, while removing a sharp curve and other work to relieve congestion.