Comment Period Open For Proposed Brown-68 Project
Chillicothe (Friday, February 22, 2013) – 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 proposed project U.S. Route 68 and state Route 32 interchange in Brown County.
Brown County – BRO-68-30.72 (PID: 93801) – The proposed project is the construction of left-turn lanes on U.S. 68 at its ramp intersections with state Route 32 in Mt. Orab. The project also includes signal coordination and the addition of a right-turn lane on the S.R. 32 eastbound off-ramp to U.S. 68. No new right of way will be required, and no homes, businesses or structures will be removed by the project. Currently, the environmental commitment date is March 1, and the project is expected to be awarded August 12, 2013.
Additional information regarding the project, including a complete description, maps and plans sheets, is available online at http://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 March 8, 2013, 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 456701
For more information contact:
Kathleen Fuller, Public Information Officer
1-888-819-8501, ext. 7748834, toll free and in Ohio