Area bridges to be inspected next week
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, April 17, 2017) – Weather permitting, several area bridges will undergo routine annual inspections next week during daytime hours by an ODOT crew and a snooper truck.
On Monday, April 24th, officials will inspect the State Route 872 (Moundsville) bridge over the railroad in Belmont County.
On Tuesday, April 25th, the Interstate 470 bridge over SR 7 and the railroad will be inspected, and on Wednesday, April 26th, the I-470 bridge over Water Tank Access Road 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