Highland-247 Reopens Following Bridge Replacement
Chillicothe (Thursday, June 25, 2015) – With construction for a bridge replacement project on state Route 247 in Highland County nearly complete, the route has been reopened to traffic.
Crews from the Eagle Bridge Company reopened S.R. 247 today, June 25, following major operations to replace the bridge situated over Rocky Fork Creek and located at the 11.07-mile marker, approximately one mile south of Hillsboro.
Eagle Bridge of Sidney, Ohio was awarded a contract in the amount of $1,059,456 to replace the bridge. Although there is some finishing work to complete, there should be little to no impact to traffic.
For additional information on lane and road closures caused by construction, accidents, flooding or other related traffic events throughout the state, visit ODOT on the web at www.ohgo.com
With a mission to provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place, ODOT is responsible for maintaining one of the largest transportation networks in the nation. Guided by ethical principles and accountability, ODOT works to improve safety, enhance travel and advance economic development. As a $2.8 billion enterprise, the department wisely invests in its core services of snow and ice removal, annual construction program and highway maintenance operations.
For more information contact:
Kathleen Fuller, Public Information Officer
1-888-819-8501, ext. 774-8834, toll free in Ohio
1-740-774-8834, direct line and outside Ohio