Comment Period Open For Culvert Project On Lawrence-7
Chillicothe (Friday, January 30, 2015) – As part of the Ohio Department of Transportation – District 9’s Planning & Engineering Department, the district’s Environmental Office is seeking public input on the following project in Lawrence County.
LAW-7-0.27 (PID: 86702) – The proposed project is to rehabilitate the bridge structure at the 0.27-mile marker on state Route 7 in Lawrence County. The existing culvert consists of twin, 14-foot corrugated metal pipes, and rehabilitation includes adding a structural liner. Five trees that have habitat for the federally endangered Indiana Bat will be removed for the project. In addition, the project will require approximately 0.311 acres of permanent right of way; however, no homes or businesses will be removed.
Issues the public may wish to comment on include the effect on local residents, air quality, the local economy, and historic or cultural resources. Written comments should be submitted by February 13, 2015, or the deadline date that is posted on the web site, to:
Greg Manson, ODOT District 9 Environmental Supervisor
P.O. Box 467; 650 Eastern Avenue, Chillicothe, Ohio 45601
For more information contact:
Kathleen Fuller, Public Information Officer
1-888-819-8501, ext. 7748834 toll free and in Ohio
1-740-774-8834, direct line and outside Ohio