Project Description

Replacement of two narrow steel beam bridges in poor structural condition. Project includes removal of existing bridges, and installing precast, reinforced concrete flat-topped culverts at each location. Approach improvements including pavement and shoulder widening, road profile improvement, drainage improvements, and guardrail installation complete the project.


Project Location and Limits:
Bridge #1: Dent Road about ¼ mile north of State Route 37. Total project length is about 700 feet.
Bridge #2: Dent Road about 1 mile west of Ross Road. Total project length is about 500 feet.


Road Closure Information

Road closed to through traffic at each bridge location with detour posted. Local resident traffic maintained. Only one bridge will be closed at a time, beginning with the bridge ¼ mile north of State Route 37.


Project Schedule

Design engineering: January to October 2004

Right-of-way acquisition: November to March 2005

Utility relocation: April to July 2005

Construction: August to December 2005


Engineering Information

Construction documents prepared by M-E Companies, Westerville, Ohio.


Construction Information

Contractor: Shelly & Sands, Inc. of Zanesville, Ohio. Contract amount $597,014.60.


Estimated Project Cost