ODOT to hold public meeting next
week prior to blasting on bridge removal project at Cadiz
Philadelphia, Ohio (Tuesday, January 05, 2016) – The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District 11
will host a public meeting next Wednesday, January 13th,
at its Harrison County maintenance facility to answer questions from the public
regarding upcoming blasting work on the $1.5 million Township Road 243 bridge removal project over U.S. Route 22 near Cadiz.
meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at 43041 South Industrial Park Rd., Cadiz.
addition to ODOT’s construction staff, ODOT’s contractor, Beaver
Excavating Company, from Canton, Ohio, their hydrologist,
blasting consultant, and the vibration and noise control specialist will all be
available to answer specific questions pertaining to the blasting operation, which
– weather permitting, may begin as early as Friday, Jan. 15th.
completed, TR 243 will be relocated to intersect with Dennison Avenue north of
U.S. 22 and include a cul-de-sac south of U.S. 22. Work also includes
installation of a new storm sewer on the north side of Dennison Avenue. Blasting
is necessary for the excavation of the realigned roadway.
will be stopped on U.S. 22 for a minimum period of 15 minutes in each direction
during the blast. Only one shot is planned per day between 4 and 5 p.m. and is
expected to be completed by the end of the month.
Work began on this project – located between the
intersections of U.S. 22/SR 9 and U.S. 22/U.S. 250 – in late November and is
scheduled to be completed by mid-October 2016.
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, the Ohio Department of Transportation (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
For more information contact:
Becky Giauque \Jee-awg\, Public Information
Officer, at (330) 308-3949
or email Becky.Giauque@dot.ohio.gov