Work to begin on U.S. Route 62 culvert replacement project

New Philadelphia, Ohio (Wednesday, April 30, 2014)Work is set to begin next Monday, May 5th, to replace a culvert on U.S. Route 62 two miles west of Winesburg in Holmes County.
One lane of traffic will be maintained with flaggers until Monday, June 2nd, when the roadway will be closed for 50 days – June 2 to July 21, 2014.
When the road is closed in June, traffic will be detoured on SR 515 south to SR 39 west back to U.S. 62 east, and reverse.
ODOT’s contractor for this $660,800 project is Cross Roads Construction Inc., from Cambridge, Ohio, and the completion date is September 2014.
Click HERE to view a map of the project area.
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