Montgomery County (Tuesday, March 13, 2012) – ODOT bridge inspectors will be in the area of the SR 725 bridge west of Germantown Tuesday, March 13th beginning at 9 am. One lane of SR 725 will be closed for the routine inspections. The inspection is expected to take approximately four hours. One lane of traffic will remain open to motorists during inspections.
Inspectors will also be in the following areas throughout the day:
I-75 south ramp to I-675 north in Miami Township
Crews will close one lane of traffic on each route for routine inspections. Each inspection is expected to take approximately four hours. One lane of traffic will remain open to motorists on each route during inspections.
ODOT crews will be performing routine bridge inspections with a large truck equipped with a bucket that swings out under the bridge to allow personnel to examine and evaluate each bridge.
Arrow boards and signs will be in place prior to the work zone to alert motorists of the upcoming lane closures. All work is weather permitting.
Safety is a top priority at ODOT. To help ensure the safety of the construction workers as well as the traveling public, motorists should remain alert, reduce their speed and watch for stopped traffic while passing through the work zone.
Ohio’s highways are essential to keeping and creating new jobs. With a mission to provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is responsible for maintaining one of the largest transportation networks in the nation. Guided by ethical principles and accountability, ODOT works to improve safety, enhance travel and advance economic development. As a $2.8 billion enterprise, the department wisely invests in its core services of snow and ice removal, annual construction program and highway maintenance operations.
For more information contact:
Mandi Abner, Public Information Officer (937) 497-6820