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Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission
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Berea, Ohio 44017-2799
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News Releases


September 26, 2016
Ohio Turnpike bridge project in Sandusky County may slow traffic

September 22, 2016

Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission Executive Director, Randy Cole, Named to IBTTA board of directors.

September 19, 2016
Interchange 145 exit ramp in Lorain County to close Monday night for 4 hours

September 8, 2016

Ohio Turnpike seeks customer input for toll collections system of the future

September 7, 2016
Exit-218 Eastbound will closed temporarily on Thursday night

August 29, 2016DSC_2073
Ohio E-ZPass enrolls its 350,000th customer

July 28, 2016
Ohio Turnpike bridge project in Erie County to slow traffic this weekend

July 22, 2016
Ohio Turnpike bridge project in Erie County to slow traffic this weekend

July 14, 2016
Ohio Turnpike Eastbound Exit 187 will be detoured on Saturday morning

July 8, 2016
Exit-161/I-71 southbound interchange ramp detour to occur tonight
(This work did not occur last night due to inclement weather)
June 30, 2016
Exit-161/I-71 interchange ramp detours to occur tonight

June 24, 2016
Truck fire extinguished but Turnpike detours ongoing in northwest Ohio

June 22, 2016
Exit 145 Westbound Entrance Ramp to closed for 60 days

June 21, 2016

Discount Drug Mart to offer E-ZPass to its customers

May 31, 2016
Exit-110 in Erie county to close temporarily on Wednesday night, 6/1/2016

May 13, 2016

Ohio Turnpike to begin use of night-time work zones to aid safety and traffic flow

May 10, 2016
Ohio Turnpike's local community rooms are open for business

PR-4 MOT Signs

April 26, 2016
Lordstown- East ramp closure to begin tomorrow

April 21, 2016

Ohio Turnpike's busiest service plazas will feature
Ohio-native plant gardens

April, 12 2016

Exit-145 Lorain County to close on Wednesday night, 4/13/2016EarthDay

April, 11, 2016
Ohio Turnpike Construction season kicks off this week

April 5,  2016
Ohio Turnpike and Highway Patrol team up to reduce distracted driving

March 28, 2016

Ohio Turnpike to suspend fueling operation at Broadview Hts. Service Plazas

February 24, 2016
Limited Travel Ban in effect for 24 hours due to high winds

February 12, 2016
Ohio Turnpike credit card processing and websites unavailable on Monday

January 29, 2016
Ohio Turnpike again ranked the best U.S. Toll road by Fitch Ratings

January 25, 2016

State Route 83 Bridge Project over Ohio Turnpike begins Feb. 1

January 19, 2016
Ohio Turnpike breaks record for number of vehicles using the roadway


December 30, 2015
Ohio Turnpike Service Plazas to offer free coffee on New Year's

December 21, 2015
Pay attention behind the wheel and arrive home safely for the holidays

December 15, 2015

Ohio Turnpike approves largest capital budget in 15 years

December 4, 2015
Barney's becomes first northwest Ohio retailer to offer E-ZPass

November 19, 2015
Turnpike and Ohio State Highway Patrol warn drivers about distracted driving

November 11, 2015
Construction Season Drawing to a Close

October 20, 2015
Ohio Turnpike Maintenance Facilities Open House

October 15, 2015

GetGo Cafe + Market to offer E-ZPass to its customers

October 6, 2015

Historic barn painting project in Fremont features Rutherford B. Hayes

October 1, 2015

Ohio Turnpike commemorates 60th anniversaryLapel-Pin

September 30, 2015

Ohio Turnpike commemorates 60th anniversary at original site

September 23, 2015

Ohio Turnpike commemorates 60th anniversary
on Sept. 30th - Oct.1st

August 28, 2015
Ohio Turnpike and State Patrol to crack down on high-risk driving behaviors

August 20, 2015
E-ZPass Email scam warning 3.0

August 18, 2015
Ohio Turnpike partners with Diamond Communications

July 24, 2015
Exit-145 Eastbound ramp closure in Lorain County to begin on July 28th.

July 10, 2015
Giant Eagle becomes first Ohio retailer to offer E-ZPass

July 9, 2015
Ohio Turnpike highlights successful financial results in 2014

 June 30, 2015
Ohio Turnpike promotes "Move Over, Slow Down" law

June 26, 2015

Lordstown-East Turnpike ramp closure to reopen June 26

June 22, 2015
Ohio Turnpike to host Civil Engineers Open House

June 15, 2015

Turnpike Traffic to be diverted to remove tractor trailer

June 4, 2015
Ramp from Ohio Turnpike to northbound I-280 will close June 8

June 1, 2015

Fitch Affirms Turnpike’s ‘AA’ Senior Lien Bonds and ‘A+’ Junior Lien Bonds

May 27, 2015
Work Zone Simulation at Wyandot Service Plaza this Friday

Exit-145 in Lorain County to close Wednesday night 5/27/15 for pavement repairs

May 22, 2015
Most Ohio Turnpike construction suspended over Memorial Day weekend

May 18, 2015

Turnpike Commission appoints Jennifer L. Stueber as General Counsel

May 8, 2015216-Closed
Lordstown-East Turnpike ramp closure to begin on May 11th

May 7, 2015
Turnpike customers using Exit-110 northbound to SR 4 Should consider alternate route

May 6, 2015
Eastbound customers must use right lane only to Exit at 145- Lorain/SR 57 due to construction.

Ohio Turnpike seeks input at public hearings for MBE/DBE disparity study

April 17, 2015
Ohio Turnpike promotes distraction-free driving

April 14, 2015
Lordstown-East Turnpike ramp closure to begin on April 27

April 9, 2015
Ohio Turnpike Construction season kicks off this week.

April 6, 2015

Ohio Turnpike seeks input at public hearings for MBE/DBE disparity study

March 25, 2015
Ohio Turnpike hosts simulated work zone to promote Move Over, Slow Down Law

March 20, 2015

Ohio Turnpike Snow & Ice crews wrap up 2014-15 winter season


December 29, 2014
Ohio Turnpike Service Plazas to offer complimentary coffee

DSC0457smDecember 18, 2014
Ohio Turnpike approves $125 million in capital improvements in 2015

December 15, 2014
Turnpike Commission Appoints Executive Director 

November 24, 2014
Ohio Turnpike donates Jaws of Life to Monclova Twp Fire Department

November 12, 2014
Ohio Turnpike Invites Public to join Employee families at Open House Events

October 24, 2014
Ohio Turnpike prepares its Snow & Ice Fleet for Winter

September 30, 2014
Ohio Turnpike observes 5th anniversary of E-ZPass

September 24, 2014
E-ZPass Email scam warning 2.0

September 17, 2014
Emergency Bridge Repairs to be Performed this Weekend at SR 14

Ohio-Turnpike-Base-Pavement-Replacement-project-2014-near-SanduskySeptember 15, 2014
Ohio Turnpike Construction Season Drawing to a Close

August 27, 2014
Ohio Turnpike to host Customer Appreciation Day at Mahoning Valley Service Plaza this Friday 

July 14, 2014
Ohio Turnpike warns its E-ZPass Customers of email scam 

July 9, 2014
Night-time Work Zones to begin July 14 

June 12, 2014
Fitch Affirms Turnpike’s ‘AA’ Senior Lien Bonds and ‘A+’ Junior Lien Bonds

June 10, 2014
Ohio Turnpike to host Customer Appreciation Day at Vermilion Valley Service Plaza this Friday

HomePageBanner-copyMay 27, 2014
Ohio Turnpike to host Customer Appreciation Days at Service Plazas

May 22, 2014
Most Ohio Turnpike construction suspended over Memorial Day weekend

May 15, 2014
Ohio Turnpike hosts Open House to attract minority businesses

April 29, 2014
Turnpike Awards Contract for Fulton, Lucas bridge rehab
Turnpike Awards Contracts for Construction and Maintenance

April 11, 2014
Ohio Turnpike, ODOT and Others Call for Work Zone Safety

March 31, 2014
Ohio Turnpike Announces New Minority Business Program

March 28, 2014
Ohio Turnpike Construction season to start next week

OHTPKTwitterPic1January 30, 2014
Look for @OhioTurnpike on Twitter

January 10 , 2014
Ohio Turnpike plans for $110 million in
roadway maintenance and improvements this year

Recap of the approved 2014 capital budget


December 27, 2013
Turnpike service plazas to offer free coffee
Annual New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day tradition continues

December 11, 2013
Turnpike waives E-ZPass® maintenance fee for customers who travel more often

December 11, 2013  ODOT/OTIC News Release
Ohio Expands “Move Over Law”

OhioMadeFarmFreshPic4November 22, 2013
Now available: Ohio-made, farm fresh products at the
Vermilion Valley/Middle Ridge Service  

November 18, 2013
Looking to expand its marketing efforts, Turnpike seeking feedback from customers and non-customers

November 12, 2013
Months of prep, a fleet of superior vehicles, and Turnpike crews are ready to tackle the winter weather

October 21, 2013
Ohio Turnpike holds its 600th Commission meeting

October 8, 2013
Construction Updates – A list of upcoming, ongoing and recently completed construction projects on the Ohio Turnpike

September 24, 2013
Construction Updates – As of Sept. 24, 2013

TurnpikeFaster_091613_2September 16, 2013
Turnpike Commission Approves $930 Million in Infrastructure Projects

September 13, 2013
Ohio Turnpike Hosts National Work Zone
Memorial Wall

August 1, 2013
E-ZPass Celebrates 20th Anniversary of
Member Interoperability

July 8, 2013
Commission to Consider Resolutions for Bond

June 17, 2013:
A fresh new look for the Ohio Turnpike

June 10, 2013:
Ohio Turnpike ranked best U.S. Toll Road by Fitch Ratings

May 23, 2013:
Much-anticipated, reconstructed and modernized service plazas re-open on the Ohio Turnpike

April 12, 2013:
Ohio Turnpike plans major improvement projects this construction season.

February 12, 2013:
Ohio Turnpike saves $2 million with new energy supplier

January 3, 2013:
Motorists can now enjoy using E-ZPass® in North Carolina


December 17, 2012:
Commission votes in favor of the Ohio Jobs and Transportation Plan

October 19, 2012:
Fitch affirms Ohio Turnpike’s strong credit rating

June 28, 2012:
Safety barrier to be installed on Turnpike

May 25, 2012:
Credit agency affirms Turnpike’s strong credit rating

May 21, 2012:
Ohio Turnpike Commission approves organizational changes and cost-savings initiatives

January 9, 2012:
Ohio Turnpike highlights an exceptional safety record


December 20, 2011:
New Ohio Turnpike toll rates take effect on January 1 (2012)

December 6, 2011:
Credit agencies affirm Turnpike’s strong credit rating

November 2, 2011:
New Executive Director Appointed to Turnpike Commission


December 20, 2010:
Commission votes to increase speed limit on the Ohio Turnpike

E-ZPass  News Releases

September 17, 2009:
Just two weeks until E-ZPass goes “live” on the Ohio Turnpike

August 7, 2009:
E-ZPass coming to the Ohio Turnpike in October

March 11, 2009:
Ohio Turnpike Commission approves toll rates for electronic tolling (E-ZPass ) 

November 17, 2008:
Ohio Turnpike Commission proposes toll adjustments and further plans for electronic toll collection (E-ZPass )

Contact Adam Greenslade, Director of Government Affairs, Marketing and Communications at (440) 234-2081 x1011, or
Brian Newbacher, Public Information Officer, (440) 234-2081 x1171.