Senator announces WNF roadways to be repaired

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Senator announces WNF roadways to be repaired

Ironton Tribune — New federal resources have been awarded to the U.S. Forest Service in Lawrence County following weather-related damage to federal roads in Wayne National Forest.

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced resources from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration will help repair and reconstruct roads to pre-disaster conditions.

The roadway damage was caused by heavy rains and winds that began in late March 2011 until May 2011.

“Wayne National Forest is an important part of Ohio’s heritage and America’s landscape. That’s why it’s important to ensure safe road access to this important Ohio treasure,” Brown said. “These new resources will repair and reconstruct roads damaged in last year’s storms.”

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