ODOT seeks comments on U.S. Route 62 culvert replacement project in Holmes County
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Wednesday, June 6, 2012) – The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District 11 is seeking comments on a proposed culvert replacement project on U.S. Route 62 just west of Winesburg at the intersection with Township Road 668 in Paint Township, Holmes County.
The existing, structurally-deficient concrete circular arch culvert will be replaced with a new precast circular concrete culvert.
Construction is anticipated to begin in the spring of 2014. U.S. 62 may be temporarily detoured during a portion of the construction period. Minor new right of way will be required to complete the project.
ODOT is seeking comments from the public about the social, environmental, and economic impacts of this proposed project. Environmental impacts could include those involving archeological, architectural and ecological resources, hazardous materials and the general location of the project.
Written comments concerning the project may be mailed to the Ohio Department of Transportation, District 11, Attention: Thomas E. Stratton, 2201 Reiser Avenue SE, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663. ODOT District 11 can also be contacted by telephone at 330-339-6633. All comments must be submitted by July 6, 2012.
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