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ODOT Seeks Public Comments For Jackson County Bridge Replacement

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(Chillicothe) – As part of the Ohio Department of Transportation—District 9’s Planning Department, the district’s Environmental Office is seeking public input for a bridge replacement on C.R. 39 (Mulga Road) in Jackson County.

JAC-CR 39-3.06 (PID: 103780) – It is proposed to replace the structure on C.R. 39 at the 3.06 mile mark in Jackson County, Ohio. The project is located in a rural area of Milton Township. The existing structure is a single span steel truss with timber decking on stone abutments with reinforced concrete cap on spread footings. The structure was built in 1963. The new structure will be a single span composite prestressed box beam with reinforced concrete deck on semi-integral abutments on existing stone abutments.

The project will not require new right-of-way.No homes or businesses will be removed by the project.

The roadway will be closed for the duration of the project.The local detour will be S.R. 32 to C.R. 38 (Hiram West Rd) to S.R. 124 to C.R. 39 (Mulga Rd). The local detour is approximately 6 miles.

The funding for the project is 95% State and 5% Local. The environmental commitment date is 10/1/2022. The project is currently expected to be awarded 1/2/2023.

Written comments should be submitted by February 25, 2022, or the deadline date that is posted on the web site, to: Greg Manson, ODOT District 9 Environmental Supervisor, 650 Eastern Avenue, Chillicothe, Ohio 45601 E-Mail: greg.manson@dot.ohio.gov