State Route 799 to be closed for bridge project at Clendening Lake
Two Bridges to be Upgraded
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Thursday, January 05, 2017) – State Route 799 will be closed Tuesday, January 17th, at the north end of Clendening Lake – approximately four miles east of State Route 800 in Harrison County – for two bridge replacements.
The road will be closed for a total of 120 consecutive days – 60 days for each structure, and traffic will be detoured on SR 800 to U.S. 22 to U.S. 250 back to SR 800.
ODOT’s contractor for this $2.5 million project is Cross Roads Construction, Inc., from Cambridge, and the completion date is mid-May.
The Ohio Department of Transportation maintains the state's largest man-made asset – the transportation system. ODOT's mission is to provide the safe and easy movement of people and goods from place to place. As a $2.8 billion per year enterprise, ODOT invests the bulk of its resources in system preservation through maintenance, construction and snow and ice operations.
The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.
For more information contact:
Becky Giauque \Jee-awg\, Public Information Officer, at (330) 308-3949
or email Becky.Giauque@dot.ohio.gov