Installation Project Requiring Temporary Closures
Chillicothe (Wednesday, February 6, 2019) – Contractors for the Ohio Department of
Transportation – District 9 will be installing overhead signs at the Ohio
River bridges crossing into Ohio at Brown, Scioto and Lawrence counties, requiring
short-term closure of the structures each night this week.
The following restrictions will be in
effect as outlined below:
Wednesday, February 6: The Carl Perkins Bridge (S.R. 852)
between South Portsmouth, Kentucky and U.S. 52 and the U.S. Grant Bridge (U.S.
23) between South Shore, Kentucky, and Portsmouth in Scioto County.
Thursday February 7: The William Harsha Bridge (U.S.
62) between Maysville, Kentucky and Aberdeen in Brown County and the Oakley
C. Collins Bridge (S.R. 93) between Russell, Kentucky and Ironton in Lawrence
Friday, February 8: The Nick Joe Rahall Bridge (U.S.
52) and the Robert C. Byrd Bridge (S.R. 527/6th Street) Bridge between
Huntington, West Virginia and Chesapeake; and the Frank Gatski Memorial Bridge
(S.R. 106/S.R. 775) between Huntington and Proctorville in Lawrence County.
Each bridge will be closed for up to 45 minutes while
the signs are being installed at the given location, and the closures will
occur at any time between 9 and 11 p.m.
During periods of closure, traffic will be controlled by
crews from A&A Safety and law enforcement officials, and as the closures
will be for limited durations, there will be no posted detour. Motorists,
however, are advised to seek alternate routes to avoid delay.