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The Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission (OTIC) operates the Ohio Turnpike, a 241-mile highway in northern Ohio. The Turnpike consists of 31 interchanges, 14 service plazas and 34 existing towers ready and zoned for collocation.

The Turnpike runs along an east-west route and connects major industrial cities in Ohio such as Cleveland, Akron and Toledo with the primary route to Chicago and Pittsburgh. Diamond and OTIC have entered into an exclusive agreement for the marketing and management of wireless carrier collocations on OTIC’s existing towers, infrastructure and land.

Key attributes of the OTIC/Diamond partnership:

  • 241 miles of right-of-way across Ohio, including 31 interchanges and 14 service plazas
  • Component Highways include – Interstate 80/90 from the Indiana state line to near Cleveland, Interstate 80 from Cleveland to Akron, Interstate 76 from Akron to the Pennsylvania state line
  • 34 existing towers ready and zoned for collocation
  • Interchanges, service plazas and support buildings with significant land holdings are potential locations for new tower development by Diamond
  • Access to 14 OTIC owned service plazas and 10 OTIC owned buildings and other infrastructure for collocation or tower development

The press release detailing Diamond’s agreement with the OTIC can be found here.

For inquiries regarding possible collocation of wireless equipment on an OTIC property, specific site information, or any other questions pertaining to OTIC’s partnership with Diamond please contact Orazio Russo, Senior VP of Development & Marketing, at 973-544-6817 or Diamond’s Vice President of Small Cell & Business Development, Dan Turnpaugh, at 973-735-6622.

For more information on OTIC, please visit their website at ohioturnpike.org .