Erie County Seeks Comment On Bridge Replacement Project In Perkins Township

Posted on September 25, 2017

Perkins Township – The Erie County Engineer’s Office, in conjunction with federal transportation funding provided by
the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), is proposing a complete bridge replacement of Columbus Ave.
bridge P-209 over Pipe Creek, between Bell Ave. and King Ave., in Perkins Township.

The bridge replacement will require a full closure of Columbus Ave. Detour route for northbound traffic will be Strub
Rd. east to US 250 north to Perkins Ave. west, and the reverse for southbound traffic. It is preliminarily anticipated
the detour will last for approximately 120 days. Proposed work for the replacement will require new right?of?way.
Construction is anticipated to take place in 2019.

Written comments concerning the proposed project may be mailed to Matt Rogers, P.E., Project Engineer, Erie
County Engineer’s Office, 2700 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870. You may also contact by telephone at (419)
627-7710 or by email at Any comments must be received by Friday, October 27, 2017.

The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this
project are being, or have been, carried out by the Ohio Department of Transportation pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and
a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.