Multiple Cuyahoga Co. Transportation Projects Gain Approval
Part of $3 billion in infrastructure enhancements statewide
October 02, 2013
 
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COLUMBUS - 

State representatives Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills), Nan Baker (R-Westlake) and Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) are pleased to announce that the Ohio Department of Transportation has approved several road construction projects in Cuyahoga County.


In all, ODOT’s Transportation Review Advisory Council (TRAC) unanimously approved more than $850 million in funding for projects in the county.


“In promoting economic development for the state, infrastructure is crucial in having businesses prosper and giving the traveling public easy access,” Rep. Anielski said. “I am pleased ODOT and the governor have made Cuyahoga County a priority.”


The infrastructure package includes repairs to the Cleveland Innerbelt and Opportunity Corridor, as well as projects to widen certain portions of US Route 42 and lane additions on I-77 and I-271.


“This is great news for Cuyahoga County,” Rep. Baker said. “Improving our infrastructure will positively impact our county and, just as important, create jobs.”


“This plan means jobs and investment for northeast Ohio,” Rep. Dovilla said. “I am particularly pleased that in addition to advancing the completion dates for major projects for our region, the residents of the 7th House District will benefit directly from state funding for widening of the final portion of Pearl Road in Strongsville.”


This is part of a statewide plan totaling $3 billion in infrastructure investments over six years that is expected to create 60,000 new jobs. It also sets in motion several construction projects that had been delayed by 10 years or more. Now, some are expected to start this fall.

 
 
 
  
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