The Ohio Department of Transportation issued the following press release:

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District 4 will host a Virtual Public Meeting to present information and solicit public comment on alternatives for the proposed project to improve safety on U.S. 62 at the Bedford Road intersection and at the Broadway Avenue intersection. Both intersections are located southwest of the State Route 82 interchange, in Brookfield Township, Trumbull County.

The project is tentatively scheduled for construction in Spring 2023.

The virtual public meeting will be held Tuesday, June 22, 2021. The meeting format includes a brief project overview presentation at 5:00 p.m. followed by a Q&A session. Attendees can join online at or by phone at 855-925-2801, meeting code 8777. Following the meeting, the recorded presentation and all materials regarding the project will be available online at

In order to comply with Governor DeWine’s guidelines regarding limiting social gatherings in response to COVID-19, ODOT is presenting the project information online only.

The proposed project will potentially change how motorists access U.S. 62 at these locations. These changes will improve safety and reduce crashes. EMH&T serves as ODOT’s consultant on the project.

The public is asked to review the project materials and provide feedback. Project materials can be found online at Comments regarding the project may be submitted on the website through the comment submittal form, or by direct contact at the number below. Comments received by July 23, 2021, will be included in the official project documentation, but all comments will be accepted at any time.

Individuals without computer access can request a transcript and hard copy of the presentation by contacting ODOT District 4 at the number provided below.

Individuals who require interpretation services or a reasonable accommodation to view the project material or provide comments are asked to contact ODOT at the number below. Public participation in this project is solicited without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

Questions or comments regarding the project may be directed to Sean Carpenter, District Environmental Specialist, at (330) 786-2274, or by email at