Area bridges to be inspected next week
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Tuesday, June 3, 2014) – Two bridges in Tuscarawas County and one in Harrison County will be inspected next week during daytime hours by an ODOT crew and a snooper truck, weather permitting.
On Tuesday, June 10th, officials will be inspecting the Interstate 77 bridge located over County Road 4 south of Newcomerstown.
On Wednesday, June 11th, the U.S. Route 36 bridge over the Tuscarawas River at Gnadenhutten will be inspected.
And on Thursday, June 12th, officials will be inspecting the U.S. 22 bridge over Boggs Fork Creek and old railroad bed near Piedmont in Harrison County.
Traffic will be restricted but maintained at all of these locations during this work.
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