Virgil Shipley/News The asphalt pavement is sliding again on East Chestnut Street between North Main and North Gay streets. The adhesion used between the bricks and the first layer of the Ohio 13 paving project is already showing signs of failure.

Virgil Shipley/Mount Vernon News

The asphalt pavement is sliding again on East Chestnut Street between North Main and North Gay streets. The adhesion used between the bricks and the first layer of the Ohio 13 paving project is already showing signs of failure. Request this photo

 

MOUNT VERNON — The attempt to improve the adhesion between asphalt and the bricks that make up the base of Chestnut Street will require closing the street for 24 hours.

City Engineer Brian Ball said the city has not been notified about when the closing will take place, but it will probably be in about two weeks and traffic will be detoured during the closing.

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Chuck Martin: 740-397-5333 or cmartin@mountvernonnews.com and on Twitter, @mountvernonnews

 

 

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