Bridge inspections slated for next week have been rescheduled
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Tuesday, June 26, 2012) – Due to scheduling conflicts, some of the bridge inspections planned for next week in Belmont and Jefferson counties have been changed.
Four area bridges will still be inspected during daytime hours by ODOT crews and a snooper truck, weather permitting.
On Monday, July 2nd, crews will inspect the State Route 7 bridge over an abandoned railroad in Martins Ferry.
However, on Tuesday, July 3rd, crews will not be in Jefferson County. Instead, they will be inspecting the County Road 4 bridge located over Interstate 77 south of Newcomerstown in Tuscarawas County.
On Thursday, July 5th, crews will inspect the SR 7 bridge at Rush Run in Jefferson County, and on Friday, July 6th, the SR 7 bridge at Goose Run will be inspected.
Traffic will be restricted but maintained at all of these locations during this 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