Roger Wright says that, beginning today, Precision Geophysical, Inc., of
Millersburg will be performing seismic surveys on four county roads: Germantown, Campbell Run, Dalzell and Liberty Ridge
. Cables and
geophones will be placed along the sides of these roads. Flaggers and signs
will be used.
Anyone with questions
is urged to call the County Engineer's office at (740) 376-7430.
Precision Geophysical’s website, seismic surveys are used by oil and gas
drillers “to reduce risk and improve success rates.”
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ODOT District 10, headquartered in Marietta,
recently started a new media service called a county travel report. This
week’s includes a new project in Washington County.
WMOA listeners may recall that, back in the 90s, the
stretch of State Route 821 from Interstate 77 exit 6 south to where the
Broughton Wildlife Area entrance now exists was straightened and widened. But
the last quarter-mile of the old road was left intact because, at that time,
there was discussion of possibly building a new Muskingum River bridge in that
area. The bridge was never built.
Now, for safety purposes, ODOT is finishing the
realignment and widening down to the Route 60 intersection. The southbound lane of Route 821
will be closed the next three months, with traffic maintained by a temporary
Weather permitting, the project will be completed July