Rep. Blair Announces Honorary Road Naming Bill Signed Into Law
HB 276 honors Patrolman James A. Fredericka
March 06, 2020
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COLUMBUS—State Rep. H. Gilson Blair (D-Weathersfield) today announced that House Bill (HB) 276, legislation naming a portion of State Route 7 after Patrolman James A. Fredericka, was signed into law on Wednesday by Gov. Mike DeWine.

“It was an honor to join the governor, Sen. O’Brien, Rep. O’Brien, and the Fredericka family to recognize Patrolman Fredericka,” said Blair. “Patrolman Fredericka gave his life in the line of duty, and I am pleased that we are able to honor his legacy by naming part of State Route 7 after him.”

The provision was included in an omnibus bill with several other road-naming proposals.

Now that the governor has signed HB 276 into law, the Ohio Department of Transportation will coordinate a date for an official sign unveiling.

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