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Published: Monday, 5/3/2010

Overpass contract is under estimate in Fremont

FOSTORIA - A contract to build the second of three overpasses in Fostoria planned to alleviate traffic congestion from trains is to cost $1.25 million less than expected.

The Ohio Department of Transportation has awarded a $6.14 million contract to Miller Brothers Construction Co. of Archbold to build an overpass on Jones Road over CSX railroad tracks north of the city, department spokesman Theresa Pollick said. The department had estimated the project at $7.39 million.

Construction is to begin this summer and be completed by October, 2011. The department recently built an overpass on Tiffin Street and has plans, but no funds, to build a third on Loudon Township Road 43 east of the city.

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