City, state roadwork to begin

By Danielle Coots - For the News-Current

BEAVERCREEK — Colonel Glenn Highway will soon see some new pavement coming soon and the project shouldn’t take all summer to complete.

In addition the Ohio Department of Transportation will be working on a new bridge project.

First, the Colonel Glenn Highway resurfacing program will commence within weeks, weather permitting. Within the next few weeks, the contractor will beginning milling down the old paving getting ready for new. The work will be performed after rush hour during the week and will continue throughout the evenings, so to not disturb heavy traffic times.

“After the old surface is milled off, the contractor will have three days to place new intermediate pavement on the roadway. Then, seven days after that, he is to place the final surface pavement down,” Beavercreek City Manager Pete Landrum said.

The city has been getting calls regarding bridge work being done on State Route 835 near Patterson Road. Landrum wanted residents to know that the bridge work is not a city project, but that of ODOT.

ODOT has begun working on the debilitation of the bridge and the expected completion date will be sometime in October.

The project includes improving bridge decking, replacement of deteriorated sections along the edges of the bridge, improvements to abutments and replacement of guardrails.

ODOT will providing Beavercreek a new and safer bridge at the conclusion of the project.

By Danielle Coots

For the News-Current

Danielle Coots is a freelance writer for Greene County News.

Danielle Coots is a freelance writer for Greene County News.