County Road 23 and Township Road 169 to be closed for bridge replacement projects

Jacksontown, Ohio (Monday, June 03, 2013)County Road 23 (Flagdale Rd.) and Township Road 169 will close for 60 days beginning Monday, June 10th, for bridge replacement projects in Perry County.
CR 23 (Flagdale Rd.), located between Bremen and Junction City, will close for the replacement of a bridge over the Rush Creek. The Rush Creek bridge is located on CR 23 just south of SR 37. Traffic will be detoured via SR 37, Jerusalem Rd., and Mainesville Rd.
TR 169, located west of Centerville, will close south of State Route 345 to replace a bridge over the Buckeye Fork creek. Traffic will be detoured via SR 345, TR 162, and TR 163.
The contractor for this combined $922,289 project is Shaw and Holter Inc., from, Lancaster, Ohio. All work is to be completed by October 15th, 2013.
Ohio’s highways are essential to keeping and creating new jobs.  With a mission to provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is responsible for maintaining one of the largest transportation networks in the nation.  Guided by ethical principles and accountability, ODOT works to improve safety, enhance travel and advance economic development.  As a $2.8 billion enterprise, the department wisely invests in its core services of snow and ice removal, annual construction program and highway maintenance operations.
For additional information, please contact:
Lauren Holdsworth, Public Information Specialist, at (740) 323-5204
or email