State Route 213 to be closed for bridge replacement
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Thursday, May 19, 2016) – State Route 213 will be closed to traffic next Friday, May 27th, near County Road 56 for a bridge replacement project in Island Creek Township, Jefferson County.
SR 213 will be closed for 160 days, and traffic will be detoured on SR 152 to SR 7 back to SR 213, and reverse.
ODOT’s contractor for this $4 million project is Ohio-West Virginia Excavating Co., from Shadyside, Ohio, and the completion date is October 31, 2016.
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