Project Description

Replacement of a structurally deficient bridge on Cheshire Road over Little Walnut Creek. This project is a design-build project, in which the design and construction elements are combined into a single contract. The design/build project format shortens the schedule of the project and costs less than the traditional design-bid-build process, however, the type of projects that can be performed using this contracting method are limited.


Project Location:
Cheshire Road about 1/8 mile west of Golf Course Road, Berkshire Township. Limits of work approximately 500 feet east and west of the bridge.


Road Closure Information

Cheshire Road closed to through traffic, with a posted detour. Road closure estimated to be less than 3 months.


Project Schedule

Right-of-way acquisition: None required

Utility relocation: May 2006

Construction: May to July 2006


Construction Information

Contractor: R&I Construction of Tiffin, Ohio.

Engineer: Poggemeyer Design Group, Bowling Green, Ohio.

Total contract amount $526,510.00.


Estimated Project Cost