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LIMA— The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), is seeking public comments regarding the following proposed projects:

Allen County

SR 117/501-10.76/4.34 (PID: 84063) – The proposed project is located on Ohio 117 and includes the intersection of Ohio 117 and Ohio 501 (Wapakoneta Road). The project proposes the corrective reconstruction of this intersection and also the widening of Ohio 117 for the installation of left turn lanes at the intersection. This project will involve the replacement of a culvert along Wapakoneta Road just north of the intersection. Traffic during construction of this project will be maintained with at least one lane in each direction. The construction of this project is scheduled to begin in early summer of 2016.

Kibby Street (PID: 90217) – The proposed project is located in Lima on Kibby Street between South Pine Street and Bellefontaine Avenue. The project is proposed to reconstruct the roadway and also replace curb and gutter, sidewalks and improve drainage throughout the project area. Also, signage, pavement markings, roadway lighting and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant sidewalk ramps are to be upgraded or installed as a result of this project. Traffic during construction of this project is to be maintained at all times. The construction for this project is scheduled for summer of 2015.

Van Wert County

US 224-11.64 (PID: 92451) – The proposed project is located on U.S. 224 approximately 0.2 miles south of the junction with U.S. 30. The proposed project is an earthen side slope repair which includes several activities. These activities include: remove existing guardrail, excavate slope/hill approximately five feet deep at edge of shoulder to remove eroded areas, regrade and revegetate existing slope/hill, add pipe drainage, widen paved shoulder, add curb for the entire length of guardrail, and add catch basins as necessary with outlets at the bottom of the slope/hill. Traffic during construction of this project will be maintained at all times. A detour may be necessary; in which case, local traffic will be maintained at all times. Construction of this proposed slide repair is scheduled for late summer of 2015.

More information on ODOT projects can be found here:

Comments may be made by contacting the individual listed below. Please provide comments within 10 days from the day this was published. To help expedite a response please provide the project name and PID number provided above as well as contact information. Comments without contact information cannot be responded to.

Project related issues the public may wish to comment on include, but are not limited to, historic or cultural resources, ecological resources and environmental justice issues.

For further information contact: Stacy Schimmoeller, ODOT District 1, 1885 N. McCullough Street, Lima, Ohio 45801; phone at 419-999-6854; or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


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