Area bridges to be inspected next week
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Tuesday, July 05, 2016) – Weather permitting, several area bridges will undergo routine annual inspections next week during daytime hours by an ODOT crew and a snooper truck.
On Monday, July 11th, officials will inspect the State Route 7 bridge over McLister Ave. at Mingo Junction in Jefferson County.
On Tuesday, July 12th, the U.S. Route 22 bridge over Boggs Fork Creek at Piedmont in Harrison County will be inspected, and on Wednesday, July 13th, the SR 151 bridge over the railroad tracks near SR 212 at Bowerston will be inspected.
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