Comment Period Open For Lawrence County Culvert Project
Chillicothe (Monday, October 3, 2016) – 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-775-2.51 (PID: 95424) – It is proposed to rehabilitate the structure located at the 2.51-mile marker on state Route 775 by paving the bottom of the culvert with concrete. The project site is situated over Little Paddy Creek and located between Township Road 275 (Skinner Road) and County Road 69 (Indian Guyan Road) in Union Township. No new right of way will be required, and no homes or businesses will be removed as a result of the project. A contract is anticipated to be awarded in the spring of 2017, and a closure of the route may be necessary to complete construction.
Additional information, including a complete description, maps and plans sheets, is available online at www.dot.state.oh.us/districts/D09/Pages/Public-Involvement-Process.aspx. 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 October 17, 2016, 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
The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable federal environmental laws for these projects are being, or have been, carried out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.
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