POMEROY, Ohio – According to a statement from the Ohio Department of Transportation District 10, the completion date has been changed for a realignment and widening project at the State Route 7/State Route 143 intersection in Meigs County has been extended.

The originally expected to end date of July 10, 2017, for the the project’s estimated completion has now been extended to July 21, 2017.

As part of the project, State Route 143 will be realigned, creating a new intersection with State Route 7. Additionally, State Route 7 will be widened to provide dedicated left turn lanes from State Route 7 onto the realigned State Route 143 and the existing Union Avenue.

During the milling and resurfacing of State Route 7, the road will be restricted from two lanes to one lane. A 12 foot width restriction will be in place.