Fixing a curve on Tylersville
Road will be the focus of a project that gets under way starting
May 6, according to Butler County Engineer Greg Wilkens. An 1,800-foot
stretch of road between Seward Road and the West Chester / Fairfield
Township line will be improved to make it safer for motorists.
The project consists
of easing the sharpness of the curve, widening the existing lanes,
adding full shoulders, and improving the slope of the road. Additionally,
two culverts will be replaced and the slopes off the south side
of the road will be graded to be less steep.
A construction contract
has been awarded to the Rack & Ballauer Excavating Company
located in the Ross / Crosby Township area which submitted a
low bid of $369,393. Funding will consist of 100 percent local
All work is scheduled
for completion by mid-June, weather permitting.
Road Closing and Maintenance of Traffic
Tylersville Road will
close from approximately 800 feet east of Seward Road to 0.4
mile west of Smith Road / Tyler's Reserve Drive for the roadway
improvement beginning Monday, May 6, 2013. The road is tentatively
scheduled to reopen the week of June 10, 2013.
During this closure,
local access will be maintained for residents, businesses, and
emergency vehicles but detours will be posted for all thru traffic.
Detour: Eastbound Tylersville Road
traffic will detour south on Seward Road, east on Union Centre
Boulevard, and north on Ohio 747. Westbound traffic will reverse
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.