U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590

Skip to content U.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Highway AdministrationU.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Highway Administration

Home / Briefing Room / Press Releases

Briefing Room

Subscribe to FHWA Press Releases

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Office of the Secretary, Office of Public Affairs, Washington, DC 20590

Wednesday, October 27, 2004
Contact: Doug Hecox, 202-366-0660
FHWA 19-04g

U.S. DOT Grant Improves U.S. 33 Near Canal Winchester, Ohio

The Federal Highway Administration will invest more than $720,000 to improve the U.S. 33 intersection at Winchester-Cemetery Road in Canal Winchester, Ohio, U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta announced today.

"This funding will help get people to the places they need to go, providing better access to businesses and strengthening our economy," said Secretary Mineta.

The $721,054 grant will enhance business traffic using U.S. 33 and reduce traffic congestion. The project, located a little more than one mile north of the Franklin and Fairfield County lines, will remove the traffic signal at the intersection where Winchester-Cemetery Road connects to U.S. 33. The road will be converted to a cul-de-sac, and Winchester-Pike will be extended east to connect with the Winchester-Cemetery Road north of U.S. 33.

"President Bush knows that transportation investments are ensuring that goods make it to store shelves, and helping drivers in Ohio get to their jobs and home again safely and on time," said Federal Highway Administrator Mary E. Peters.


FHWA Press Room


FHWA Press Releases

Page last modified on September 14, 2012.
Federal Highway Administration | 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE | Washington, DC 20590 | 202-366-4000

All Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) information technology systems will be unavailable, Friday, October 28, at 10:00 p.m. to Sunday, October 30, at 11:59 p.m., EDT, while work is being performed on the network. During that time, users will not be able to access any FHWA systems.

If you have any questions or problems, please contact the 5-Help Service Center @ (866) 466-5221 or 5-HelpServiceCenter@dot.gov.