Butler County Engineer
Greg Wilkens reports that the Garner Road bridge over Indian
Creek will be replaced beginning February 13. Located in Reily
Township just south of Reily Millville Road, the current bridge
is a three-span rolled steel beam structure built in 1968. The
Engineer's Office plans to replace the old bridge with a new,
safer pre-stressed concrete box I-beam bridge.
A construction contract
for the project was awarded to Brumbaugh Construction, Inc. of
Arcanum, Ohio which submitted a low bid of $1,170,211. Funding
will consist of State OPWC grant money and local BCEO matching
All work is scheduled
for completion by early August 2012, weather permitting.
and Maintenance of Traffic
Garner Road will close
1.1 miles north of Dunwoody Road and 0.1 mile south of Reily
Millville Road (ten feet south of Huffman Road) for a bridge
replacement over Indian Creek beginning Monday, February 13,
Detours will be posted
for all thru traffic but local access will be maintained for
residents, businesses, and emergency vehicles; however, local
access will be limited to either the north or south side of the
bridge project, depending upon one's location.
The road is tentatively
scheduled to reopen the week of August 6, 2012.
Detour: Northbound Garner Road traffic
will detour west on Ohio 129, north on Ohio 732, and southeast
on Reily Millville Road. Southbound traffic will reverse this
Motorists are encouraged
to check the Road Closings
page here on the BCEO web site as the best source for possible
date and status changes concerning this closure.