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Van Wert: Market Street Bridge

Bridge Preservation

Project Status

  1. Proposed

  2. In Development

  3. Pre-construction

  4. Construction

  5. Completion

About the Project

Replace the Market Street bridge over Town Creek in the city of Van Wert. Project also includes demolition of an abandoned building at 231 S. Market Street.

Project Location

Project location in the city of Van Wert

Project Schedule & Traffic Impact

Building demolition begins in mid-February.

Bridge work is expected to begin on March 15. The roadway will be closed for 150 days.

Detour: Central Avenue to Washington Street, to Maple Street, back to Market Street.

The work will be contingent upon the weather. Traffic updates for this project can be found at OHGO.com and on the Van Wert County: Construction Update (click on link shown at right).

Project Partners

Ohio Bridge Partnership Program

City of Van Wert

Contractor: R.G. Zachrich Construction, Inc.

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