US 62 closure next week near Martinsburg
Jacksontown, Ohio (Monday, March 17, 2014)Beginning next Wednesday, March 26, US Route 62 will close for two days near Martinsburg  in Knox County for maintenance work.
Knox County maintenance crew will be replacing a culvert on US 62 at Mull Ln., the road will close from Arrington Rd. to Louisville Rd. (CR 31) for this work. 
Crews will be working from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the road is expected to reopen Friday, March 28, at 5 p.m., weather permitting.
Motorists will detour via SR 13 to SR 586 back to US 62, and reverse.
Ohio’s highways are essential to keeping and creating new jobs.  With a mission to provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is responsible for maintaining one of the largest transportation networks in the nation.  Guided by ethical principles and accountability, ODOT works to improve safety, enhance travel and advance economic development.  As a $2.8 billion enterprise, the department wisely invests in its core services of snow and ice removal, annual construction program and highway maintenance operations.
For additional information, please contact:
Lauren Holdsworth, Public Information Officer, at (740) 323-5204
or email