CHILLICOTHE – As part of the Ohio Department of Transportation—District 9’s Planning Department, the district’s Environmental Office is seeking public input for a project to replace a culvert on S.R. 138 in Ross County.
ROS-SR 138-10.98 (PID: 105103) – It is proposed to replace the culvert on S.R. 138 at the 10.98 mile mark in Ross County, Ohio. The project is located in a rural area of Concord Township, between Austin Road and Old U.S. 35. The project also includes the replacement of a culvert on Paint Creek Recreational Trail and the removal of a retaining wall along S.R. 138.
The existing culvert on SR 138 is a 30” corrugated metal pipe (CMP). The new culvert will be a 42” concrete pipe.
The existing culvert on Paint Creek Recreational Trail is a 30” corrugated metal pipe (CMP). The new culvert will be a 42” concrete pipe.
The project will require approximately 0.463 acres of permanent right-of-way. The permanent right-of-way is located along the stream channel, forested hillside and residential lawn.
No homes or businesses will be removed by the project.
The Paint Creek Recreational Trail will be closed for the duration of the project.
The roadway will be closed for the duration of the project.
The state detour will be S.R. 138 to U.S. 35 to S.R. 753 to S.R. 41 to S.R. 28 to S.R. 138. The state detour is approximately 26.0 miles.
The funding for the project is 100% State.
Written comments should be submitted by February 18, 2023, or the deadline date that is posted on the web site, to: Brandon Beck, ODOT District 9 Environmental Supervisor, 650 Eastern Avenue, Chillicothe, Ohio 45601 E-Mail: [email protected]