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County lining sewer Main at Russells Point bridge project

Logan County’s Water Pollution Control District has undertaken a project to line about 630 feet of sanitary sewer mains running under Orchard Island bridge on State Route 708 in Russells Point.

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An 86-foot bridge on State Route 708 leading to Orchard Island in Russells Point is currently under reconstruction. The $936,000 Ohio Department of Transportation project is expected to be finished April 30. (PHOTO | TRACI GRAY-MILLER)

The Ohio Department of Transportation is funding a $936,000 replacement project of the 1961-era bridge which includes improving utility lines running under the 86-foot span.

WPC Superintendent Chris Clark said when the 18-inch sewer main was reworked, it exposed leaks in the mains leading up to the bridge.

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