It is that time of year when all hopeful eyes are set on warmer weather. At the same time, this is the season when contractors can take a breather, and engineers are busy planning the year’s projects.
Such has been the case in the office of Richland County Engineer Adam Gove. Gove, who has now been in his position for over six years, heads an office which has responsibility for 347 miles of public roadway and 359 bridges. New construction is certainly included, but importantly so is regular maintenance and repair.
The Engineer’s Office has set out its 2023 plan of action, as it were, in the form of a list of anticipated projects and an accompanying map. This year’s project list includes:More…
A long-planned feature for RIchland County roadways will be here soon, now that construction has begun on the new Illinois Avenue/Cook Road/Mansfield-Lucas Road roundabout.
First publicly announced in 2019, the new roundabout, just southeast of Mansfield City Cemetery, was designed to provide increased safety over the present configuration. A study released at the time showed that 15 crashes had taken place there in the 2012 to 2015 time period, with another 13 crashes occurring in 2016 and 2017.
A fact sheet from the public meeting on the proposal can be found here, and a video introduction is below.More…
By 1812Blockhouse, Richland County Engineer’s Office
The Richland County Engineer’s Office has posted its list of anticipated projects for the 2022-2023 construction season, as well as a number of road and bridge projects set for the 2023-2025 timeframe.
Despite the ongoing pandemic, 2021 was a busy year for County Engineer Adam Gove and his team on North Mulberry Street in Mansfield.
Set for completion this year are the following:More…
Richland County plans to replace a single span bridge on Smiley Avenue within the City of Shelby.
This is an ODOT LPA project located on Smiley Ave (CR57) within the City of Shelby. The location can be found here.
The proposed project consists of replacing a single span steel pony truss bridge with a single span composite prestressed precast concrete box beam bridge on pile supported reinforced concrete integral abutments. The proposed structure will be 87 feet long, 24 feet of vehicle lane width, with 5 foot sidewalks on each side of the bridge More…
The office of the Richland County Engineer is seeking comment on a proposed resurfacing of Bellville-Johnsville and Lexington-Ontario Roads this fall.
The Bellville-Johnsville project would begin at the Morrow/Richland County line and end at State Route 546, and the Lexington-Ontario repaving would go from the Village of Lexington corporation line to Millsboro East Road.
The work includes milling the top surface and replacing the same with a new two inch asphalt surface. More…
In addition to projects identified in a previous post on 1812Blockhouse, the Richland County Engineer is now planning to resurface the following roads later this year:
In both cases, the proposed projects call for milling the top surface of asphalt and replacing it with a new, two inch asphalt surface. In so doing, no utility relocation or disruption is envisioned to take place. More…
The Richland County Engineer’s Office has posted its list of anticipated projects for the 2021-2022 construction season, as well as a number of road and bridge projects set for the 2022-2024 timeframe.
Despite the pandemic, 2020 was a busy year County Engineer Adam Gove and his team on North Mulberry Street in Mansfield.
Completed items include bridges on Wells Road, Pittenger Road, Snodgrass Road, andShelby Ganges Road; chip sealing of London East, London West, Goon, Bangorville, Horning, Darlington East, Bellville North, Town Line, and Free Roads; and paving of Millsboro East and Lexington-Ontario Roads. More…
The Richland County Engineer’s Office has been a busy place during 2020. That’s what the list of completed projects on the department’s website clearly indicates.
Completed items include bridges on Wells Road, Pittenger Road, Snodgrass Road, andShelby Ganges Road; chip sealing of London East, London West, Goon, Bangorville, Horning, Darlington East, Bellville North, Town Line, and Free Roads; and paving of Millsboro East and Lexington-Ontario Roads.
Projects underway include culvert work on Millsboro Road, and paving on part of Windsor and Possum Run Roads. More…
A warm spell means that repair crews are out and about taking care of some important repair projects this week.
The Richland County Engineer’s Office has shared that crews will be out finishing up a couple projects this week, including a paving project on Possum Run Road which will continue on Wednesday, Thursday, and possibly Friday. Expect some delays and use extra caution in the work zones.
The County’s striping contractor will also be out this week placing new centerlines on various County Roads. Be safe! More…
By: 1812Blockhouse Staff
The Richland County Engineer’s Office is a busy place these days.
According to the office website, projects are currently underway in the following locations: More…