Work to begin next week on Lady Bend Hill bridges
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, August 03, 2015) – Work will begin next Monday, August 10th, on an $11 million project to replace the Lady Bend Hill bridges near U.S. Route 40 (Exit 204) between Morristown and Barnesville in Belmont County.
The project will replace the twin, 372-foot long bridges over Stillwater Creek and County Road 100 constructed in 1969 and last rehabilitated in 1991.
Two lanes of traffic will be maintained in each direction.
ODOT’s contractor for this project is Triton Construction Inc., from Nitro, West Virginia, and the completion date is October 31, 2016.
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