With design plans and environmental efforts moving forward, the Ohio Department of Transportation will host an open house this week for the proposed extension of state Route 207 in Ross County.
On Thursday, September 6, representatives the Ohio Department of Transportation - District 9 will be joined by consultants from HDR Engineering for a public meeting to discuss with and solicit comments from the public for the recently redesigned alternative for the new roadway.
The proposed project calls for the construction of a two-lane route, extending S.R. 207 from its junction with U.S. Route 23 to S.R. 159, as well as improvements to S.R. 159 and S.R. 180 with roundabouts to be constructed at the intersection with the new route’s junction with S.R. 159 and at the intersection of S.R. 159 and S.R. 180.
The meeting will be held Thursday from 5pm to 7pm at the Pickaway-Ross Career and Technology Center, located at 895 Crouse Chapel Road, Chillicothe. In addition to staff members who will be on hand to answer questions and provide information, maps and renderings showing the alternative proposed by ODOT will be displayed.
Public comment forms will be available, and written or oral comments may be submitted during the meeting. Written comments will also be accepted by mail to: Ohio Department of Transportation - District 9 Attn: David Beekman, P.E., Design Engineer P.O. Box 467 Chillicothe, Ohio 45601.
The final date to submit comments will be September 21, 2018.