Portage County Highway Department

2016 Construction Project Status Update
(Project Dates Subject to Change)

Revised 4-14-16

Project:  CR T (CR B – Elkin Rd) Reconditioning
Project Length:  8530 feet – 1.62 miles
Project Description:  CR T reconstruction will consist of removing trees, pulverizing existing asphalt base, add gravel where needed and repaving of asphalt driving surface. Deficient culverts will be replaced. Minor reshaping of ditches and slopes will occur as needed. New signs and pavement markings will be installed.

CR T will be closed to thru-traffic during construction. Access will be provided to adjacent residences and businesses as well as emergency vehicles during construction but all other traffic shall utilize alternate routes
Estimated Construction Date:  April, 2016 through August, 2016

Project:  CR P through Junction City Reconstruction
Project Length:  5200 feet - .98 miles
Project Description:  Pulverize existing asphalt pavement, remove concrete, replace and repair deficient culvert pipes and catch basins, repair and replace curb, add gravel as needed, shape base, asphalt paving, gravel shouldering, sign replacements and pavement markings.

CR P will be closed during construction and a detour will be provided. Access will be provided to adjacent residences and businesses as well as emergency vehicles during construction but all other traffic shall utilize the detour. Estimated Construction Date:  Mid July 2016 through October 2016.

Project:  CR HH Resurfacing
Project Length:  11500 feet - 2.18 miles
Project Description:  Mill existing asphalt pavement, replace/repair deficient manholes and catch basins, asphalt paving, sign replacements and pavement markings.

CR HH will remain open to traffic with one lane in each direction during construction.
Estimated Construction Date:  April 2016.

Project:  2016 Chip Seal
Project Description:  Approximately 72 miles of county highways will be chip sealed. Deficient culverts will be replaced, cracks will be filled with rubber crack filler. Road repairs will be wedged with asphalt prior to the chip seal process. New pavement markings will be installed. Please view map for chip seal locations.

These roads will remain open to local traffic during chipsealing and sweeping with reduced advisory speed limits. Traffic is encouraged to utilize alternate routes until all roads are swept.
Estimated Construction Date:  Early July 2016 through August 2016

Project:  2016 Mill & Overlay
Project Description:  Please view map for mill and overlay locations.

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