Adams County Crews Schedule Culvert Replacement Projects

Department of Transportation’s Adams County Highway Maintenance Facility will undertake a series of single-day culvert replacement projects on state Route 73 in the coming week.

Beginning Monday, April 17, and continuing through Friday, April 21, S.R. 73 will be closed on alternating days during daytime, working hours for crews to replace three deteriorated culverts situated at the 7.53, 3.36 and the 0.11-mile markers, respectively.

The first project site, located at the 7.53-mile marker, is between Township Road 118 (Seaman Road) and S.R. 41 at Locust Grove, and weather permitting, the route will be closed Monday from approximately 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Then on Wednesday, April 19, S.R. 73 will be closed between County Road 13 (Elmville Road) and T.R. 116 (Horner Chapel Road) for the second, single-day culvert replacement project. The closure will be in effect from approximately 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the route open to evening and overnight travel.

And finally, on Friday, April 21, crews will return to S.R. 73 to close the route immediately east of S.R. 770 and the Highland County for the third culvert replacement project. This closure will be in effect from approximately 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., as well, and during periods of closure, traffic will be detoured by way of S.R. 32, S.R. 247 and S.R. 785.

Completion of each day’s project will be contingent upon the weather.  For more information on additional lane and road closures caused by construction, accidents, flooding or other related traffic events throughout the state, visit ODOT’s web site at www.Ohgo.com [2]

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.

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