State Route 519 to be closed Monday for bridge replacement
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Wednesday, July 17, 2013) – State Route 519 will be closed to traffic Monday, July 22nd, for a bridge replacement project in Athens Township, Harrison County.
The bridge is located west of New Athens over Township Road 264 (Busby Road). Beginning at the intersection of SR 519 and U.S. 22, traffic will be detoured east on U.S. 22 to U.S. 250 east to SR 9 in Cadiz, then south on SR 9 back to SR 519, and reverse.
Officials estimate the road to be closed 21 calendar days.
ODOT’s contractor for this $379,296 project is Ohio-West Virginia Excavating Co., from Powhatan Point, Ohio. All work associated with the project should be completed by the end of September.
Click HERE to view a map of the project area.
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