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Public Input Sought on US 33 Safety Improvement Project in Hocking County


MARIETTA, Ohio (February 26, 2024) – The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District 10 is seeking public input on potential options to improve safety on a section of U.S. 33 in Hocking County.

Project Goal:

The primary goal of the project is to reduce the number and severity of crashes along the four-lane divided highway between the Fairfield-Hocking County Line and Chieftain Drive (State Route 180).

Study and Options:

ODOT has evaluated current conditions and developed several options to enhance safety on this stretch of U.S. 33. These options range from maintaining the existing infrastructure to constructing interchanges, frontage roads, and even a potential realignment of the highway.

Public Meeting:

To gather public input on the proposed options and ensure the project’s success, ODOT is hosting an open house public meeting:

  • Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2024
  • Time: 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Location: Hocking Hills Church of Christ, 28290 Chieftain Drive, Logan, OH 43138

Community Input Encouraged:

ODOT is encouraging everyone interested in the project to attend the public meeting and share their comments. They are particularly interested in feedback on the potential social, environmental, and economic impacts of the proposed options. Additionally, any information regarding cultural resources, ecological resources, or hazardous materials within the project area is appreciated.

How to Comment:

The public can submit comments on the project website, via email, phone, or mail by April 12, 2024. Specific details on submission methods will be available at the public meeting and on the project website.

By attending the meeting and providing input, community members can play a vital role in shaping the future of U.S. 33 safety improvements in Hocking County.