The collision occurred shortly before 10:45 p.m. in the 5300 block of Rt.140 in Porter Township north of Wheelersburg, according to the Portsmouth Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. A child who was injured in the collision was transported by helicopter to Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus.


State lawmakers are again trying to get rid of the requirement that Ohio drivers have two license plates on their vehicles. The bill was introduced by Reps.


The Ohio Department of Transportation has a number of large and photogenic projects underway, including Cleveland's new Inner Belt Bridges and the agency's first-ever public-private partnership, a $429 million, 16-mile bypass through Scioto County. The Ohio Department of Transportation has a number of large and photogenic projects underway, including Cleveland's new Inner Belt Bridges and the agency's first-ever public-private partnership, a $429 million, 16-mile bypass through Scioto County.


A planned 16-mile bypass around the southern Ohio city of Portsmouth is expected to cost nearly $430 million and will be financed through the Ohio Department of Transportation 's first public-private partnership. An association called Portsmouth Gateway Group will build the bypass and the state will pay for it over time through a 35-year contract.


Cleveland's new Inner Belt Bridges, first the westbound span , and now its eastbound sister under construction , held title to being the most expensive projects ever undertaken by the Ohio Department of Transportation until this spring. With orange barrel season underway, ODOT has embarked on something even bigger -- a $429 million, 16-mile bypass that will wind through the sparsely populated Appalachian foothills of Scioto County.


COLUMBUS, OHIO The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio today approved construction authorization directing Norfolk Southern Railway to upgrade the following crossings in Scioto County. To increase public safety during the construction of the projects, local governments may apply with the PUCO for assistance with the cost of safety improvements such as rumble strips, illumination, improved signage or other enhancements at the project location.


U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced a Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act loan for up to $209.3 million to finance the Portsmouth Bypass in Scioto County, Ohio. The Portsmouth Bypass is the Ohio Department of Transportation's largest single construction project - and its first public-private partnership under new rules in the state that allow the private sector to participate in public transportation projects.


A Scioto County judge was reprimanded today by the Ohio Supreme Court for drunken driving. Common Pleas Court Judge William T. Marshall, 58, was convicted after his vehicle struck an embankment and overturned on Jan. 12, 2013, on Rt.