It’s almost spring — snow is melting, birds are singing and orange barrels are appearing.
Starting today, the Ohio Department of Transportation has begun preparations for a construction project on U.S. 250 in Milan. Traffic will be cut down to one lane in either direction.
The 198-foot bridge over the Huron River will be widened and repaired.
The 257-foot bridge spanning the abandoned railroad tracks north of the village limits will be removed entirely and replaced with an embankment and culvert.
Milan Mayor Robert Bickley said the controversial bridge spanning Rattlesnake Creek within village limits still needs to be addressed.
Read more in Wednesday’s Register.