5/8/2018 3:36:00 PM New ODOT garage should be built by end of 2019
The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District 10 has released additional information regarding its purchase of land for a new county garage in Vinton County.
The 14-acre lot was purchased from the Vinton County Commissioners. It is located in the Vinton County Business Park, located north of McArthur at 30931 State Route 93, McArthur. The new garage will be 30,319 square feet. A 5,000-ton salt storage building and 10,000-square-foot cold storage building will also be constructed. The project is estimated to cost $9.1 million and bids will be accepted beginning on May 11. Construction is set to begin in June 2018 and be completed by the end of 2019. The current Vinton County ODOT Garage, located at 35269 State Route 93 in Hamden, was heavily damaged in a fire on Dec. 8, 2017. Future plans for the 33-year-old facility are still being discussed.