Belmont County bridges to be inspected next week
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Friday, July 1, 2016) – Weather permitting, several Belmont County bridges will undergo routine annual inspections next week during daytime hours by an ODOT crew and a snooper truck.
On Wednesday, July 6th, officials will inspect the S. Lincoln Avenue bridge over Wheeling Creek at Bridgeport, the Marion Street bridge over Interstate 70, and the Interstate 70 bridge at Marion Street.
Then on Thursday, July 7th, the SR 7 bridge at the railroad in Martins Ferry will be inspected as well as the SR 7 bridge at Glenns Run.
Traffic will be restricted but maintained at all of these locations during this work.
The Ohio Department of Transportation maintains the state's largest man-made asset – the transportation system. ODOT's mission is to provide the safe and easy movement of people and goods from place to place. As a $2.8 billion per year enterprise, ODOT invests the bulk of its resources in system preservation through maintenance, construction and snow and ice operations.
The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.
For more information contact:
Becky Giauque \Jee-awg\, Public Information Officer, at (330) 308-3949
or email Becky.Giauque@dot.ohio.gov