Slide Repair Construction To Begin On Adams-247
Chillicothe (Wednesday, February 25, 2015) – A project is slated to begin on state Route 247 in Adams County next week, with contractors for the Ohio Department of Transportation imparting restrictions and closing the route.
On Monday, March 2, crews from DGM, Inc. will start construction to remediate a landslide within a 0.10-mile section of S.R. 247. The project site is situated approximately one mile north of U.S. Route 52 and just south of County Road 2 (Germany Hill Road), and construction includes building a retaining wall and lagging wall, correcting drainage and repairing the pavement.
Throughout the project, S.R. 247 will be closed, and motorists will be detoured via U.S. 52, S.R. 136 and S.R. 41.
DGM, Inc. of Beaver, Ohio was awarded a contract in the amount of approximately $428,691 to correct the slide, and all work is anticipated to be completed in early summer.
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. _______________________________________________________________________________
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.
For more information contact:
Kathleen Fuller, Public Information Officer
1-888-819-8501, ext. 7748834, toll free in Ohio
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