ODOT Seeks Public Comment On Proposed Projects
Coshocton County
 
Jacksontown, Ohio (Thursday, February 20, 2014)The Ohio Department of Transpiration (ODOT) is seeking public comments regarding the following proposed project in Coshocton County.
COS-SR 93-14.66 (PID 93155) ODOT is planning to rehabilitate the State Route (SR) 93 bridge over White Eyes Creek in Fresno.  Traffic will be maintained during construction by utilizing part-width construction.  The project is currently scheduled for construction in the summer of 2016. 
 
COS-SR 206-0.59 (PID 93271) – ODOT is planning to replace the State Route (SR) 206 bridge over Mohawk Creek.  The project area is located on SR 206 approximately 0.59 miles north of the SR 206/SR 541 intersection at New Guilford.  The proposed bridge replacement project will require a detour for up to 30 days.  Construction is currently scheduled for the summer of 2016.  
 
COS-SR 541-29.18 (PID 92386) – ODOT is planning to replace a deficient bridge on State Route (SR) 541 over an unnamed tributary to Bacon Run.   The bridge is located on SR 541 approximately 0.3 miles west of the SR 541/SR 93 intersection just north of Plainfield.  The proposed bridge replacement project will require a detour for up to 14 days.  Construction is currently scheduled for the summer of 2016.  
ODOT is seeking comments from the public about the social, environmental, and economic impacts of this proposed project.  Environmental impacts could include those involving archeological, architectural and ecological resources, hazardous materials and the general location of the project.
 
Written comments concerning the project may be mailed to the Ohio Department of Transportation District 5, Attention: Amy Toohey, PO Box 306, Jacksontown, Ohio 43030, or by e-mail Amy.Toohey@dot.state.oh.us. ODOT District 5 can also be contacted by telephone at 740-323-5191. All comments must be submitted by March 7, 2014.
 
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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 Officer, at (740) 323-5204
or email D05.PIO@dot.state.oh.us