Project To Get Under Way On S.R. 124
Crews To Begin Work Next Week
Chillicothe (Friday, September 5, 2014) – An
8.78-mile resurfacing project is set to begin on state Route 124 in Highland
County next week.
Contractors for the Ohio
Department of Transportation will be resurfacing Ohio-124 from the Clinton
County line to the western corporation limit of Hillsboro. Construction is
scheduled to begin Monday, September 8, and throughout the project, traffic
will be maintained in one lane with the aid of flaggers when crews are at
Brown County Asphalt, Inc.
was awarded a contract for approximately $1.1 million to pave the route, and
all work is anticipated to be completed by mid-November.
In a separate project,
maintenance crews from ODOT’s Highland County Highway
Maintenance Facility will close S.R. 134 at the 18.52-mile marker to replace
a deteriorated culvert. The project site is located just north of County Road
8 (Panhandle Road) and the village of Lynchburg, immediately south of the
Highland-Clinton County line.
The closure will go
into effect at approximately 8 a.m. on September 8 and continue until 4 p.m. Friday,
September 19, or until all work is completed. While S.R. 134 is closed,
motorists will be detoured by way of S.R.
124 in Clinton County, U.S. 50 at Hillsboro and S.R. 135 at Allensburg.
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.
For more information contact:
Kathleen Fuller, Public Information Officer
1-888-819-8501, ext. 774-8834, toll free in Ohio
direct line and outside Ohio