ODOT Seeks Public Comment On Proposed Project in
Jacksontown, Ohio (Monday, December 30, 2013) – The Ohio Department of Transpiration (ODOT) is seeking public comments regarding the following proposed project in Guernsey County.
GUE I-70 - 4.32/4.49 – MUS SR 146 - 8.10 (PID 97290) – The Ohio Department of Transportation is proposing to rehabilitate three deteriorating culverts by installing tunnel liners. Traffic will be maintained at all times during this work. Construction is currently scheduled to begin in the summer of 2015 and be completed in the fall 2015.
The three culvert locations and associated work are as follows:
1) GUE- I-70 - 4.32 –The project area is located on I-70 approximately 0.4 mile west of the Savage Rd bridge. The proposed project will rehabilitate the existing corrugated metal pipe culvert by installing a tunnel liner.
2) GUE I-70 - 4.49 – The project area is located on I-70 approximately 0.25 mile west of the Savage Rd. bridge. The proposed project will rehabilitate the existing corrugated metal culvert by installing a tunnel liner.
3) MUS SR 146 - 8.10 – The project area is located on SR 146 approximately 0.75 mile north of the Dillon Dam Rd. The proposed project will rehabilitate the existing corrugated metal culvert by installing a tunnel liner.
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 January 13, 2014.
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