Butler County Engineer
Dean C. Foster accepted an award last Thursday from Flexible
Pavements, Inc. for the Cincinnati Dayton Road widening project
in Monroe and Middletown. The award was presented at Flexible
Pavement's 37th Annual Meeting and Equipment Exhibition Awards
Ceremony in Columbus.
The Butler County Engineer's
Office was awarded "Best Local Road or Street - Major Rehabilitation"
for the Cincinnati Dayton Road widening completed last year.
Superior workmanship, smoothness, and riding quality are taken
into consideration when identifying projects that qualify for
the awards, which are distributed by the Ohio Department of Transportation
(ODOT) as well as Flexible Pavements, Inc.
proud to see this project recognized as one of Ohio's best,"
said Foster. "We can certainly attribute this to a quality
contractor plus good field personnel and inspection...overall,
a good, experienced team effort in putting down the asphalt."
Among the award recipients
for the project were:
- Dean C. Foster, Butler
County Engineer -- Project sponsor;
- Donald Grooms, L.P.
Cavett Company -- Paving Foreman;
- Gary Mount, L.P. Cavett
Company -- General Superintendent;
- Dave Mollenkamp, L.P.
Cavett Company -- Estimator;
- Steve Wood, ODOT District
8 -- Project Engineer;
- Ron Young, ODOT, District
8 -- Project Inspector;
- Darrell Davenport,
ODOT, District 8 -- Project Inspector.
The L.P. Cavett Company
of Cincinnati was the contractor and ODOT managed the construction
phase of the project, which widened approximately two miles of
Cincinnati Dayton Road from two to five lanes between Ohio 63
and Oxford State Road. The BCEO sponsored the project, was responsible
for design and engineering, and secured Federal funds to pay
for 80 percent of the project's cost. The Cities of Monroe and
Middletown contributed to the local matching funds.
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