Summer Ohio Department of Ohio Transportation roadwork set for Morrow County


Staff report



District 6 of the Ohio Department of Transportation has released its anticipated roadwork schedule for the upcoming spring and summer months in Morrow County.

Roadwork will begin in May and stretch into October. Here is a list of the agency’s upcoming projects:

Interstate 71 bridge improvements

Raise and replace bridge deck on the listed bridges over I-71: County Road 15, State Route 229 and County Road 23. Began in July 2015 and is expected to be finished in August.

Traffic impact

Full closures with detour for four months.

County bridge replacements

Replace Marion County Road 138 bridge over Qu Qua Ditch and Morrow Township Road 152 bridge over Whetstone Creek as part of the Ohio Bridge Partnership Program. Work on the project is scheduled to start in July and be completed in October.

Replace Marion Township Road 28 bridge over Clements Ditch and Morrow County Road 30. Began in August 2015. Slated for completion in July.

Replace Morrow County Road 131 bridge, County Road 137 bridge, Township Road 132 bridge and Township Road 138 bridge over Shaw Creek.

Began in June of 2015 and scheduled to be completed in October.

Traffic impact

Full closures with detours.

Culvert replacements

Rehabilitate one and replace four culverts on the following routes: State Route 97 between Woods Drive and Ross Road, State Route 288 between Clase Road and County Road 46 , State Route 288 between County Road 46 and North Bloomfield Road, State Route 314 .5 miles south of County Road 22 and I-71 between Twp. Hwy. 95 and Rhinehart Road.

Scheduled to begin in May and finished in October.

Road traffic impact

Two week closure for each with detour.

County bridge replacements

Replace Morrow Township Road 82 bridge over tributary to Cedar Fork Creekand Township Road 175 bridge over South Branch of Kokosing River as part of the Ohio Bridge Partnership Program.

Scheduled to begin in August and completed in October.

Replace Morrow Township Road 121 bridge over the Kokosing River.

Scheduled to commence in July and be completed in October.

Replace Morrow Township Road 161 bridge and Township Road 21 bridge over Alum Creek, Township Road 166 bridge over Turkey Run and Township Road 191 bridge over Big Walnut Creek.

Began August of 2015 and is scheduled to finish in October.

Traffic impact

Full closures with detours

US Route 42 resurfacing

Resurface US Route 42 from the Delaware County line to the Mt. Gilead south corporation limit. Minor bridge work.

Set to begin in May and completed August.

Traffic impact

Lane closures with temporary signals.

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Staff report

Reach Jones at 419-946-3010 ext. 1803

Reach Jones at 419-946-3010 ext. 1803