Rov pylon 1 .jpg a cement bucket goes up to serve the bridge pylon. blade photo by herral long 10/18/2004
long / blade Enlarge
A bucket of concrete is hoisted up to continue construction of the central pylon for the $220 million I-280 bridge over the Maumee River. Work on the pylon, from which stay cables holding up the bridge's main span ultimately will radiate, resumed during September after the Ohio Department of Transportation's approval of a new concrete formula for it. The bridge project, delayed by a construction accident that killed four people in February, is expected to be completed no sooner than by the spring of 2007.
Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. Comments that violate these standards, or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, are subject to being removed and commenters are subject to being banned. To post comments, you must be a registered user on toledoblade.com. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.