ODOT seeks comments on proposed
bridge project in Bergholz
Philadelphia, Ohio (Tuesday, January 05, 2016) – The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District 11 is seeking
comments on a proposed bridge replacement project (PID 96440) on State Route 164
in the village of Bergholz, Jefferson County.
The project will replace
an existing two-span bridge over Yellow Creek with a new, single span
structure. In addition, SR 164 will be realigned to improve the deficient curve
in the roadway.
The project will
require work within a designated FEMA Special Flood Hazard Area, Zone A.
Traffic will be
maintained during the construction anticipated for the summer of 2017.
ODOT is seeking
comments from the public regarding the social, environmental, and economic
impacts of this proposed project. Potential environmental impacts include cultural
and ecological resources, potential hazardous materials, and the general
location of the project.
concerning the project may be mailed to the Ohio Department of Transportation,
District 11, Attention: Thomas E.
Stratton, 2201 Reiser Avenue SE, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663. ODOT District 11
can also be contacted by telephone at 330-339-6633. All comments must
be submitted by February 5, 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