State Route 661 bridge replacement project in Brandon to begin Monday

Jacksontown, Ohio (Friday, May 31, 2013)Work will begin Monday, June 3rd, to replace a bridge on State Route 661 in the village of Brandon in Knox County.
During construction, SR 661 will be reduced to one, 11-foot lane with temporary traffic signals about 3 miles north of US Route 62.
ODOT’s contractor for this $668,105 project is Shelly & Sands, Inc., from, Columbus, Ohio. The completion date is November 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