Client: Ohio Department of Transportation, District 11
BPS conducted an Ecological Survey for a proposed culvert replacement project located at BEL-149-16.52 in Richland Township, Belmont County, Ohio. The project consisted of improving 40 ft. of State Route (SR) 149 by replacing the existing culvert with minimal roadway work and embankment reconstruction. The project was located within a predominantly rural agricultural area. The study area was comprised of one intermittent stream, active agriculture, open space, paved roadway, and state-owned right-of-way. The study area was reviewed by a Burton Planning Services (BPS) environmental specialists in 2017.