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Ohio DOT's innovation & efficiency expedite 5 transportation projects

GasBuddy Blog -- Last week Ohio's DOT announced that improved department efficiency, workforce and vehicle fleet reductions, higher than projected gas tax receipts, the elimination of federal earmarks, are allowing the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) to dump $400 million into the budget for major new construction projects throughout the state.

ODOT Director ODOT Director Jerry Wray said “Our employees are working at a rapid pace to reduce our cost of doing business and improve service to the state’s motoring public. We’re innovating and approaching the delivery of services in a new way, and all of this is allowing us to save millions of dollars that we can put into our major construction budget.”

ODOT has saved a total of $400...


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Submitted Oct 03, 2012 By: PD
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2012 11:01:04 PM

nice to see some improvements in super snail speed.
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nice
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2012 5:02:33 PM

This is good for Ohio
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2012 1:54:52 PM

old news...
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2012 12:49:19 PM

Go Ohio!
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2012 12:47:05 PM

One of the factors which likely had a significant role in Ohio's budget was was the higher than projected gas tax receipts which was mentioned but wasn't quantified. The higher tax receipts reflect the higher cost of gas in Ohio.
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2012 12:30:24 PM

Good for them.
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2012 12:30:12 PM

ok
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woohoo!!
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Good news for all!
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Nice.
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Get it done!
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good to see somewhere is making progress
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Old news.
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Get ’er Done
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Good.
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old
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Remember........ Republican Governor gets things done
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2012 12:18:00 PM

Old news, but good for Ohio.
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okay
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Ysterdays news!
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old
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ok
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OLD NEWS!
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Ok.
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Good for Ohio
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All states need to do a little belt tightening. That's our money they are spending.
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2012 12:03:10 PM

It would be amazing to see DOTs all around the country acting like businesses, you know, like they have be responsible with the funds allocated to them.
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Go for it.
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GO OHIO
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Okay
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YAWWWWWWN!
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Must be to bribe votes for the Obozo crowd.
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"elimination of federal earmarks" says it all.
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Definitely last week news.
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this is good news for them
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Definitely good news
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Old article... but still good news
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Keep at it. Efficency is net to Godliness?
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2012 11:49:08 AM

It'd be nice if they would finish the projects they currently have underway. As it is, the upgrade project in Toledo has been scaled back because of lack of funding. Oh, that's right, have to take care of the Three "C"s, Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus - the heck with the rest of the state.
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Deja Vu.
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2012 11:48:16 AM

improved infrastructure, equals lower traffic, equals better gas efficiency
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I've read this before...
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Good for Ohio.
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Every once in a while we see that government can work.
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2012 11:42:27 AM

Good for Ohio.
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YEAH! for Ohio
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Good for their pocket book... not so good for others.
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2012 11:38:21 AM

And the reference to gas prices is?...??
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2012 11:37:54 AM

OLD NEWS AGAIN....
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