A culvert and bridge replacement project will begin Monday, August 10.
The Muskingum County Engineers office reports that a portion of Cutler Lake Road in Salt Creek Township will be closed for approximately 60 days. The road will be closed for a bridge replacement over Manns Fork Salt Creek. This is a half mile south of Mock Road (TR 383) and 1.5 miles north of Ridgeview Road (TR 452).
Also, the Ohio Department of Transportation announced State...
The Muskingum County Engineer announced a portion of Clay Pike in Salt Creek Township will be closed for roadway maintenance.
The Engineer's Office said the road work will begin Tuesday, July 28 and will close Clay Pike between Long Road and Okey Road.
The closure will last from 7:30am to 4pm. After work is complete between Long and Okey Roads the closure will move to Clay Pike and Pine Lake Road intersection on Wednesday or Thursday from 7:30am-4pm.
The Muskingum County Engineer said an area road will close next week.
Goosecreek Road (TR 134) in Brush Creek Township will be closed beginning Monday, November 3 for a bridge replacement. The project will take place between Headley Road (TR 250) and Spring Road (TR 46).
A hole in the deck of a bridge catches the attention of the Muskingum County Engineer.
The Cannelville Road bridge off of 555 has a new feature...steel plates. The plates were placed on the east end of the bridge after an emergency inspection. While on the surface it may look like just a hole in the asphalt, it's a sign of a bigger issue.
"The asphalt is somewhat rigid. If it's developed a hole in that structure that mean that there's a hole much larger than that, that is...
The age of over 200 of Muskingum County's 400 plus bridges are 50 years old or more.
The Muskingum County Engineer said he's spent the last decade years of working to repair these structures to extend their life span, but there comes a time where a repair won't fix the bridge and federal money can't go to bridges 20 feet or less. The cost of material is also on the rise.
"Our concrete, our asphalt, the steel that we buy for our structures they're not what they used to be,...