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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.

The recycling surveys that the Portage County Solid Waste Management District mailed to Rootstown residents is just a questionnaire and DOES NOT necessarily mean that the prices will increase to the survey costs. Recycling costs will be negotiated in the contract with the township.

The Township Trustees are looking for new members to serve on the Zoning Commission. You must be a Rootstown Township resident and be available for meetings on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 PM. Please email a letter of interest to the Trustees if you are interested.

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


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.