Stories tagged with: Piper Road Bridge

July 5, 2011 - 12:33pm
4 years 4 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...

February 9, 2011 - 3:12pm
4 years 24 weeks ago

A local official urges motorists to stay off an area bridge.

In September a Dollar General semi was carrying a forty ton load over the Piper Road Bridge meant for 15-16 tons. The driver had become lost following his GPS unit. The bridge has been closed ever since, but that's not stopping motorists.

"We put cables and barricades up. I don't know who's cutting them down and moving them out of the way but folks if you are traveling across the bridge you really shouldn't be...

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