Bridge Replacement Project Set To Begin On Jackson-139
Resurfacing On Tap For Cooper Hollow Wildlife Area
Chillicothe (Tuesday, June 2, 2015) – Contractors for the Ohio Department of Transportation will undertake a bridge replacement project on state Route 139 in Jackson County, and the route will be closed to traffic during construction.
Construction is scheduled to begin Monday, June 15, at the 4.40-mile marker on S.R. 139, where contractors will be replacing a bridge over a tributary of Holland Fork. The project site is situated between County Road 52 (Lenhart Road) and Township Road 319 (Albert Swartz Road), and construction includes replacing the single-span structure with a 14x4-foot, four-sided precast box culvert.
The route will be subject to a 45-day closure throughout the project, and traffic will be detoured by way of S.R. 32, S.R. 93 and S.R. 279.
BUDS, Inc. was awarded a contract for approximately $309,101, and all work is anticipated to be completed by late summer.
In a separate project, contractors will be paving through the Cooper Hollow Wildlife Area in eastern Jackson County.
Beginning the week of June 15, crews from Shelly and Sands, Incorporated will be paving Township Road 130 (Joe Evans Road) to the park headquarters, as well as parking areas located off T.R. 130.
Throughout construction, traffic will be maintained with the use of flaggers as needed, and all work is anticipated to be completed in early fall.
Shelly and Sands, Inc. of Columbus, Ohio, was awarded a contract for $59,352 to complete the project.
For more information contact:
Kathleen Fuller, Public Information Officer
1-888-819-8501, ext. 774-8834, toll free in Ohio
1-740-774-8834, direct line and outside Ohio