Hearing set on U.S. Route 62 widening

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The Ohio Department of Transportation District 11 will hold a public meeting Dec. 11, 5-7 p.m., at Berlin Elementary School, 4978 W. Main St., Berlin, to discuss the proposed widening of U.S. Route 62 from just east of the state Route 39 intersection to Somerset Drive to provide a center two-way, left-turn lane.

Work will include dedicated left-turn lanes at the routes 62 and 39 and Route 62 and Market Street intersections, new curb and gutters, curb ramps, sidewalks, traffic signal replacements and storm drainage.

The meeting will be conducted in an open house format with no formal presentation made. The public is invited to view exhibits, discuss the project with representatives from ODOT and provide feedback on the proposed improvements.

Comment forms will be available or they can be mailed at a later time to Adrienne Slanina, P.E., ODOT District 11, 2201 Reiser Ave. SE, New Philadelphia 44663. Comments must be submitted by Jan. 11.

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