Township Road 814 to be closed for historic bridge repair project

New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, March 31, 2014)Township Road 814 is set to be closed today in Belmont County about ½ mile east of Morristown for a historic stone arch bridge repair project.
The road will be closed for 80 days, and traffic will be detoured on U.S. Route 40.
There are two bridges included with this $972,687 enhancement project. The other structure is located on County Road 40B near Lloydsville. CR 40B will also be closed for 80 days upon completion of work on Twp. Rd. 814.
ODOT’s contractor for this project is B O G Construction Inc., from Berlin Center, Ohio, and the completion date is September 30, 2014.
Click HERE to view a map of the project area.
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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 operations.
 
For more information contact:
Becky Giauque \Jee-awg\, Public Information Officer, at (330) 308-3949
or email
D11.PIO@dot.state.oh.us