Ohio Department of Transportation    News Release
District 7  Randy Chevalley, P.E., P.S., Deputy Director
1001 Saint Marys Avenue • Sidney, Ohio 45365
Public Meeting Scheduled
To Discuss Replacement of Third Street Bridge over the Great Miami River
SIDNEY (Wednesday, August 27, 2014)The Montgomery County Engineer’s Office and The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) have scheduled a public meeting September 4th, 2014 to discuss replacing the Third Street bridge over the Great Miami River in downtown Dayton.  The informational open house will be held 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission’s Center for Regional Cooperation.   
The Montgomery County Engineer’s Office is proposing to replace the Third Street bridge. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2019.  A presentation will be given to explain the planned improvements, show potential effects to the immediate area during construciton, present expected detour routes, and outline possibilities for aesthetic and architectural treatment of the bridge.  Attendees will have the opportunity to provide verbal and written comments regarding the project in general, as well as on the desired apperance of the replacement structure. 
If you have questions prior to the meeting, please contact Joseph Dura of the Montgomery County Engineer’s Office at (937) 225-5507 or duraj@mcohio.org or Tricia Bishop at the number listed below.
                           Date:           Thursday, September 4, 2014
                           Time:          5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
                           Location:    MVRPC Center for Regional Cooperation
                                              1100 West Third Street, Dayton
                           Contact:      Tricia Bishop
                           Phone:         937-497-6721
                           Email:         Tricia.Bishop@dot.state.oh.us
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 more information contact: Mandi Dillon, ODOT District 7 Public Information Officer, at 937-497-6820 
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