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Ohio Department of Transportation
Portage County Traffic Advisory

ODOT Contact: District 4 Communications
Phone: (330) 786-2208

State Route 44 in Rootstown Township
(Monday, July 22 - until further notice)
Beginning Monday, July 22, SR 44 at Tallmadge Rd. will have various daily lane restrictions for widening work. This $600,000 widening project on SR 44 at Tallmadge Rd. is scheduled to be completed by early September 2019.

Please ckick here for Media Release form Portage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management regarding flash flooding on June 27, 2019.

The Park Commission has an opening for an alternate member. Any Rootstown resident can apply by sending a letter of interest to the Trustees by August 1st.

A book exchange box has been installed in the community park by the Swinehart pavilion. Anyone with books to donate is encouraged to do so to help fill the box with books.

MILES FOR MEALS 5K First Ever Trail Race
At the Rootstown Community Park
AUGUST 3rd 8:00 a.m.
Click here for Details


Welcome to Rootstown Township's Web Site

Rootstown Township was founded in 1802 and is located in Portage County. Rootstown provides a mixture of living environments, shopping and restaurants while still maintaining its small town character. It is also home to the Northeast Ohio Medical University. With easy access off I76, it is a desirable place for its residents to live and work.

We hope you visit our website often to keep informed of activities and notices listed above that affect the residents of Rootstown. We always welcome your comments and suggestions to make this website useful and informative to all the residents of Rootstown.