Ohio Department of Transportation    News Release
District 9  Vaughn Wilson, P.E., Deputy Director
650 Eastern Avenue • Chillicothe, Ohio 45601
IRBR: Campbell Avenue Closure Next Week

Chillicothe (Wednesday, January 8, 2014) – As part of the Ironton-Russell Bridge replacement project, contractors for the Ohio Department of Transportation will close Campbell Avenue for two days next week.
Crews from Brayman Construction Corporation will close Campbell Avenue on Monday, January 13, and Wednesday, January 15, in order to take delivery of girders, or structural steel, which will be used in construction of the Ohio approach for the new bridge.
The single-day closures will be in effect during daytime, business hours, or from approximately 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the street open to evening and overnight travel.
Brayman Construction Corporation of Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, was awarded a contract for approximately $81.3 million to build a new Ohio River crossing between Ironton, Ohio, and Russell, Kentucky.

Ohio’s highways are essential to keeping and creating new jobs.  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.

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For more information, please contact:

Kathleen Fuller, Public Information Officer
1-888-819-8501, ext. 7748834 (toll free in Ohio)