No date on when crews will close East Oolitic Road for bridge repairs

BEDFORD – Lawrence County Commissioners Tuesday morning, heard from Highway Superintendent Brandi Webb who was hoping to share a date when crews will close East Oolitic Road so crews can replace Lawrence County Bridge 138 carrying East Oolitic Road over Salt Creek.

“We were hoping to have a date when work would begin,” said Webb.

Brandi Webb

The bridge will be closed until the scheduled work is completed in November.

Bridge 138

The work will consist of bearing replacement and relocation, removing a portion of the bridge deck, hydro demolition, installing a new bridge deck overlay, and replacement of the expansion joints. There will be approximately 100 feet of approach work associated with this work.

Highway crews continue to cut brush and patch potholes on county roads.