Stories tagged with: Moxadarla Bridge

July 5, 2011 - 12:33pm
5 years 8 weeks ago

The summer construction season is in full swing for the Muskingum County Engineer's Office. As they wrap up projects others are just beginning.

Since March the Moxadarla Bridge has been closed to traffic as crews work to repair floor beams on the bridge and pour a concrete decking. The steel removed from the structure will be reused for other projects.

"We try to definitely recycle our older bridge if we can," said County Engineer Doug Davis. "We save all the steel...

June 8, 2011 - 12:33pm
5 years 11 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Engineer's Office took part in Wednesday's Transportation Improvement District Meeting. They said the trusses and beams are in place on the Moxadarla bridge and crews are now in the process of putting in forms so the decking can be poured.

The Engineer's office said the project estimated to cost $550,000 should be complete within the next month. The project is being funded through federal dollars and the TIDs Appalachian money.

The Ohio Department of...

March 3, 2011 - 6:23pm
5 years 25 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Commissioners received one bid for the Moxadarla Road bridge project.

The bridge is used by local residents and the Maysville School District. Matt Russell from the County Engineers office says the floor beams need to be replaced. They will most likely use U.S. Bridge Company out of Cambridge who submitted a bid just under $550,000.

"It is a truss bridge that we are going to replace just the super structure of it," said Russell.

By replacing...

February 22, 2011 - 1:43pm
5 years 27 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Engineer's office is announcing a road closure for this week.

The Moxadarla Road Bridge near the intersection of Darlington Drive will be closed Wednesday and Thursday from 8a.m. to 4p.m.

The waterline connected to the bridge will be removed during the closure due to work that will be completed in the upcoming months.

The engineer's office asks that you use alternate routes and anyone with questions should contact the Maysville Regional Water district...

February 9, 2011 - 3:21pm
5 years 28 weeks ago

This spring work will begin on the Moxadarla Road bridge.

During an inspection last year the Muskingum County Engineers Office discovered the structures floor beams were in bad shape.

"It's really cost prohibitive to come in and repair those beams," explained Engineer Doug Davis. "We'd have to drive materials into the stream in order to suspend the bridge."

While the engineer's office has discussed realigning the structure it would have added another $...

December 11, 2009 - 12:55pm
6 years 37 weeks ago

Several projects around Muskingum County meet approval and will begin to take shape.

Friday the Transportation Improvement Board voted to help fund two bridge projects. The 1929 Trinway Bridge between Dresden and Trinway will be the first replaced. The T.I.D. Board will give $200,000 to the project. More than 3,200 cars cross the bridge daily.

"It's critically important because that bridge is what 80 years old and in bad need of replacement," explained TID Board...

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