WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Richland County will benefit from the Ohio Bridge Partnership, a plan unveiled during a news conference Thursday by Governor John Kasich. }}" />

   
 
 
Richland County To Benefit From Ohio Bridge Partnership

Story By: Greg Heindel

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 11/1/2013

Richland County will benefit from the Ohio Bridge Partnership, a plan unveiled during a news conference Thursday by Governor John Kasich. It calls for the Ohio Department of Transportation to provide $120-million in funding to replace 200 county bridges and 20 municipal bridges across the state over three years. Three bridges in Richland County will be replaced in the first year, including two on Pleasant Valley Road and one on Five Points Road in Franklin Township. And Chief Deputy County Engineer Adam Gove says having bridges open and in good condition is important to public safety and commerce. Gove hopes to get as many as a dozen more bridges replaced in the second and third years of the Ohio Bridge Partnership. Funding for it comes from cost savings at ODOT, leveraged Ohio Turnpike revenue, and federal money.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 The investigation into the March 29 death of two-year-old La'naya Brooks, who was hit by the SUV driven by her father outside of Walmart in Ontario, is in the hands of Richland County prosecutors. Full Story
Image1 A pair of students are fighting to keep Springmill Learning Center open. Full Story
 
Image1 Pizza Hut of Galion was the place to be Tuesday night. The line was out the door and families were enjoying dinner and a visit by the Easter Bunny, all for a great cause. Full Story
Image1 This year, for the first time, there will be a National Texting Enforcement Campaign during the month of April. Law enforcement will be using new tools to crack down on motorists who text and drive. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

"U Drive, U Text, U Pay"

More News