State Route 44 north ramp to State Route 2 west to Close for 45 days
Work to perform bridge repair operations begins September 19
GARFIELD HEIGHTS (Tuesday, September 6, 2016) – On Monday, September 19, crews on behalf of the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will close the State Route 44 northbound ramp to State Route 2 westbound for 45 days for bridge repair operations.
Motorists will be detoured via SR 2 east to SR 283 (Richmond Street) to SR 2 west.
The closure is necessary for crews to safely perform the repairs to the bridge.
This project also includes work on the Garfield Road bridge over I-90 in the city of Mentor and I-490 west bridge to I-71 south and West 7th Street over I-490 in the city of Cleveland. Details on those projects will be forthcoming.
Project: Bridge Maintenance
Contractor: Global Outdoor Solutions
Bid Amount: $1,408,549
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:
ODOT at (216) 584-2005 or email D12.Public.Information@dot.ohio.gov