Comment Period Open for S.R. 139 Culvert
Chillicothe (Monday, November 4, 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 bridge rehabilitation
project on State Route 139 in Jackson County.
(PID: 109361) - It
is proposed to replace the structure on SR 139 at the 2.70 mile mark in Jackson
County, Ohio. The project is located in a rural area of Hamilton Township. The
existing structure is a 108” x 60” concrete box culvert. The new structure will
be an 83” x 53” concrete box culvert with half height headwalls. The project
includes 12’ rock channel protection (RCP) at the outlet of the culvert.
No homes or businesses will be removed by
The project area will require
approximately 0.277 acres of permanent right-of-way.
The permanent right-of-way is located
along the pasture field, stream channel and residential lawn.
UNT of Holland Fork is an intermittent
stream that is in the Little Scioto River drainage basin. Within the project
area UNT of Holland Fork has drainage area of 0.17 mi².
The roadway will be closed for the
duration of the project.
The state detour will be SR 139 to SR 279
to SR 93 to SR 139. The state detour is approximately 25.5 miles. The local
detour will be SR 139 to TR 304 (Sam Gilliand Rd) to SR 279 to SR 139. The
local detour is approximately 3.2 miles.
The funding for the project is 80% Federal
and 20% State. The environmental commitment date is
1/10/2020. The project is currently
expected to be awarded 1/1/2021.
Written comments should
be submitted by November 18, 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.