Area bridges to be inspected
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, April 04, 2016) – Weather permitting, several area bridges will undergo routine annual inspections over the next two weeks during daytime hours by an ODOT crew and a snooper truck.
On Thursday, April 7th, officials will inspect the Interstate 470 bridge over the railroad and the Ohio River at State Route 7 near Bellaire in Belmont County.
Then next Monday, April 11th, the SR 7 bridge between Tiltonsville and Rayland in Jefferson County will be inspected.
On Tuesday, April 12th, they will move to the pair of bridges on SR 7 just south of Rush Run.
On Wednesday, April 13th, the SR 7 bridge over the railroad at Brilliant and the SR 7 bridge over Township Road 167 near Mingo Junction will be inspected.
And on Thursday, April 14th, the SR 7 bridge over the railroad south of Empire and the SR 7 bridge over Township Road 304 and Goose Run will be inspected.
Traffic will be restricted but maintained at all of these locations during this work.
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