ODOT Seeking Public Comments For Upcoming Projects
Chillicothe (Tuesday, August 2, 2011) – As part of the Ohio Department of Transportation – District 9’s Planning & Engineering Department, the Environmental Office is seeking public input on several upcoming projects.
Adams-73-13.06 – The proposed project is the realignment of C.R. 18H (Jaybird Road) with S.R. 73 in Franklin Township of Adams County. The modified alignment will not require the removal of any homes or businesses. The intersection point between the two roadways will remain at the same approximate location, with an alteration to the geometrics of C.R. 18H. Also, a westbound turn lane will be added to S.R. 73.
Brown-221-2.38 - The proposed project is to replace the existing metal pipe arch culvert on S.R. 221 over Cane Run with a precast reinforced concrete three-sided flat topped culvert.
Brown-286-3.42 – The propsed project calls for the replacement of a single-span steel beam bridge with a single-span concrete box beam bridge. The project will also include approach roadway reconstruction with pavement and shoulder widening, resurfacing, guardrail replacement and roadside grading.
Brown-221-1.25 – A slip repair project along S.R. 221 in Lewis Township in Brown County. The area to be repaired does not contain any homes or businesses, but several trees will be removed in order to repair the slope.
Brown-41-1.00 – A project to replace guardrail and repair the shoulder within a 1.49-mile section of S.R. 41 in Brown County.
Additional information regarding these projects, including a complete project description, maps and plans sheets, is available online via ODOT District 9’s web site at http://www.dot.state.oh.us/districts/D09/Pages/Public-Involvement-Process.aspx
Issues the public may wish to comment on include the effect of the project on local residents, air quality, the local economy, and historic or cultural resources. Written comments should be submitted by August 16, 2011, or the deadline date that is posted on the web site, to:
Greg Manson, Environmental Supervisor
ODOT District 9
P.O. Box 467; 650 Eastern Avenue
Chillicothe, Ohio 456701
For more information contact:
Kathleen Fuller, Public Information Officer, 1-888-819-8501, ext. 774-8834, toll free in Ohio