The Project involves the development and long-term maintenance of an approximately 16-mile four lane, divided, limited access highway, to be designated State Route 823, around the City of Portsmouth in Scioto County, Ohio, bypassing approximately 26 miles of US 52 and US 23. The Project includes construction of 5 new interchanges (US 52, SR 140, Shumway Hollow Road, Lucasville-Minford Road and US 23)