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along Routes 64 and 65 near the Waterville Bridge are concerned about a
possible road relocation project.
Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) says that area is shifting, which
could put the road in danger.
shocking," said Jason Golba, who lives in the area. "We've been in the home for
four years, put a lot of work here, and the thought of losing our home is
frightening to us."
lives across the street from part of Route 65 that ODOT is saying could be
eroding. In his own research, he says ODOT's plans show his house being torn
have noticed significant changes within the past several years," said Theresa
Pollick, a spokesperson for ODOT. "We also keep a close eye on it to make sure
anything doesn't happen quicker than what we think it might happen."
says the road is fine now, but the shoulder is a concern and they are looking
into relocating the road before something catastrophic happens.
line is if we don't do something, what are the consequences of that?" Pollick
residents say they don't see the need.
understand they talk about some of the shoulders being soft, and I can
understand that, but there's a lot worse areas," said Dennis Salmon.
says he is frustrated by the lack of communication.
biggest thing has just been the lack of transparency on the whole issue and not
knowing what happening, not being told, having to basically gather the information
ourselves," he said.
is holding a public meeting on the project Sept. 26 at the Waterville Library.