SR 79 Closure South of Fallsburg
Jacksontown, Ohio (Wednesday, March 19, 2014)State Route 79 will close this Monday, March 24, for 5 days about three miles south of Fallsburg in Licking County for a culvert replacement.
SR 79 will close from Reform Rd. to Painter Run Rd. and is expected to reopen on Friday, March 28, at 5 p.m., weather permitting.
Motorists will detour via SR 16, to SR 586, back to SR 79, 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