to begin Wednesday on bridge in Adena
JEFFERSON COUNTY – Demolition work is
expected to begin Wednesday, November 29th, on the County Road 10 (Smithfield-Adena
Road) bridge in Adena, eliminating all remaining pedestrian access across the
It was closed to traffic on November 1st
after a recent bridge inspection.
ODOT is expediting the replacement of
this structure made possible
by Gov. John R. Kasich’s Ohio Bridge Partnership
ODOT’s contractor, Ohio Bridge
Corporation, from Cambridge, Ohio, will work as quickly as possible to reopen
Traffic is being detoured north
on CR 10 to SR 152 south in Smithfield to SR 150 west in Dillonvale to Mt.
Pleasant, then follow the current CR 7 (Shortcreek Road) detour north on CR 6
(Mt. Pleasant-Adena Road) to Adena, and reverse.
Ohio Bridge Partnership Program, developed by ODOT in late 2013, provides
resources to assist counties and cities with the replacement of their bridges.
Since the program’s inception, two additional phases have been added, totaling
$10 million each. Altogether, about $140 million has been invested throughout the state to replace more than
220 county and city-owned bridges.
total cost of this project is about $1 million, and the completion date is mid-October