Comment Period Open for S.R. 41 Culvert
Chillicothe (Friday, December 16, 2019) – As part of the Ohio Department
of Transportation – District 9’s Planning Department, the district’s
Environmental Office is seeking public input for a culvert replacement project on State Route 41 in Highland County.
(PID: 100884) - It is proposed to replace the structure on SR 41
at the 0.40 mile mark in Highland County, Ohio. The project is located in a
rural area of Brush Creek Township. The existing structure was built in 1970.
Straight Creek is a perennial stream that is in the Ohio Brush Creek
drainage basin. Within the project area Straight Creek has drainage area of 5.95 mi².
No new right-of-way will be needed for the project.
No homes or businesses will be removed by the project.
A minimum of one lane, two-way traffic on SR 41 shall be maintained at
all times by use of existing pavement and a temporary traffic signal.
The funding for the project is 80% Federal and 20% State. The
environmental commitment date is 2/28/2020. The project is currently expected to be awarded 1/1/2021.
Written comments should
be submitted by December 30, 2019, 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 E-Mail: email@example.com
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 June
6, 2018, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.