Area bridges to be inspected
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, June 29, 2015) – Weather permitting, several Tuscarawas County bridges will be inspected next week during daytime hours by an ODOT crew and a snooper truck.
On Monday, July 6th, officials will inspect both east and westbound bridges on U.S. Route 250 over Stillwater Creek and County Road 64 between Uhrichsville’s McCauley Drive Exit and Dennison’s Second Street Exit.
On Tuesday, July 7th, crews will move to the north and southbound Interstate 77 bridges over the Tuscarawas River at the Stark County line.
On Wednesday, July 8th, crews will inspect the north and southbound I-77 bridges over the Sugar Creek located between the New Philadelphia and Dover Interchanges.
And, on Thursday, July 9th, the U.S. 250 east and westbound bridges over the Big Stillwater Creek between Midvale and McCauley Drive will be inspected.
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 Becky.Giauque@dot.ohio.gov