U.S. Route 62 to be closed next week between Brinkhaven and Stillwell for culvert replacement
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Tuesday, May 20, 2014) – Beginning next Tuesday, May 27th, U.S. Route 62 will be closed to traffic for five days between Brinkhaven and Stillwell in Holmes County for a culvert replacement.
Traffic will be detoured from the intersection of SR 205 and U.S. 62 in Knox County north on SR 205 to SR 514 north to SR 520 east back to U.S. 62, and reverse.
This work is part of a $486,000 districtwide culvert replacement project, including three other locations in Holmes County, one in Belmont County, and one in Columbiana County. ODOT’s contractor is Shelly & Sands Inc., from Columbus, Ohio, and the completion date for the entire project is October 2014.
Click HERE to view a map of the culvert location.
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