ODOT seeks comments on State Route 83 bridge replacement in Holmes County
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, November 29, 2010) – The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District 11 is proposing the replacement of an existing bridge on State Route 83 over Salt Creek just north of Holmesville in Prairie Township, Holmes County.
The bridge built in 1928 and will be replaced with a three-span continuous reinforced concrete slab structure on capped piles. Traffic will be maintained during construction utilizing part-width techniques. Construction is anticipated to begin in the spring of 2012.
ODOT is seeking comments from the public about the social, environmental, and economic impacts of the proposed project. Environmental impacts include impacts associated with architectural and ecological resources, hazardous materials, and the general location of the project.
Written comments concerning the project may be mailed to the Ohio Department of Transportation, District 11, Attention: Thomas Stratton, 2201 Reiser Avenue SE, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663. ODOT District 11 can also be contacted by telephone at 330-339-6633. All comments must be submitted by December 29, 2010.
For more information contact:
Becky Giauque \Jee-awg\, Public Information Officer, at (330) 308-3949
or email D11.PIO@dot.state.oh.us
ODOT District 11 serves Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson and Tuscarawas counties.