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ODOT To Study Drones As Traffic Monitors

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The Ohio Department of Transportation plans to launch a study of drones as a way to monitor traffic. 

The study begins July 1. The 5.9 million dollar study will be conducted in conjunction with DriveOhio and Ohio State University. The drones could monitor traffic and respond to emergency situations. Drones will be studied along U.S. Route 33 northwest of Columbus. 

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