December 2009

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West Roofing Systems reroofs the Ohio Turnpike Commission Administration Building

by Ashley St. John
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The Ohio Turnpike—officially named the James W. Shocknessy Ohio Turnpike—is a 241-mile-long toll road running through northern Ohio. It is part of the U.S. Interstate Highway System and maintained by self-generated income.

Photos courtesy of West Development Group, LaGrange, Ohio.

The Ohio Turnpike Commission Administration Building's facade

The turnpike's history dates to 1949, when Ohio authorized the creation of the Ohio Turnpike Commission. The commission issued $326 million in revenue bonds to fund the turnpike's construction, which was Ohio's biggest construction project to date. Highway construction began Oct. 27, 1952, and was completed Oct. 1, 1955, with 10,000 workers on site...

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