TO: The Ohio Contracting Community
FROM: Lloyd V. MacAdam. P.E., P.S. Chief Engineer, Assistant Director of Transportation Policy
SUBJECT: Statement to Construction Industry Partners Regarding COVID 19 Response
DATE: April 6, 2020
Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) has been given direction by the Ohio Department of Health that when there are tasks that require employees to perform jobs or tasks that would put them closer than 6’, they can perform those tasks with face coverings that are not medical grade PPE. All employees are to maintain social distancing at all other times, wash hands, and follow all other guidance as provided through the ODOT policies, or the Governor’s Orders, as applicable.