US 35, Ross Co.

Each year at its Annual Meeting, Flexible Pavements of Ohio (FPO) recognizes projects that demonstrate exceptional quality in asphalt pavement construction. These awards represent a diverse spectrum of pavement types from Ohio's interstate system with some of the highest traffic volumes in the nation, to low volume rural roadways, to airport runways, and commercial facilities.

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Kokosing Construction and ODOT District 9

The Kokosing Construction Company constructed this project, which called for the relocation and widening of US route 35 from the City of Chillicothe to the Village of Richmond Dale in Ross County. Project length was approximately 9 ½ miles and involved one interchange and sixteen structures. The mainline pavement is 13 inches thick of hot mix asphalt placed on a crushed aggregate base. The grand total tonnage to construct this project was in excess of three hundred ten thousand.