Scioto-52 Overpass To Undergo Overhaul
Construction Slated To Start For Bridge Rehab
Chillicothe (Friday, May 28, 2010) – Construction on will get under way next week in eastern Scioto County as contractors prepare for a bridge rehabilitation project over U.S. Route 52.
According to Ohio Department of Transportation - District 9 Deputy Director James Brushart, crews from DGM, Incorporated, will be rehabilitating the U.S. 52 overpass that is located on County Road 1 (Gallia Pike), approximately one-half mile east of the S.R. 243 interchange.
“As undertake the department’s largest construction program in history, crews are working hard toward preserving the integrity of our routes and improving our infrastructure,” said Brushart. “Of course, they are also working for the safety of the traveling public, and we ask that motorists be mindful of construction zones and exercise additional caution when traveling where crews are at work.”
Construction is scheduled to get under way Tuesday, June 1, and while crews are at work, traffic will be maintained in one 11’6” lane with the use of temporary traffic signals and by flaggers.
The DGM company of Beaver, Ohio, has been awarded a contract in the amount of almost $1.1 million to rehabilitate the bridge, and the scheduled completion date is November 15, 2010.
For more information contact:
Kathleen Fuller, public information officer
ODOT District 9
740-774-8834 (office) or 740-637-9037 (mobile)