SR 79 closure takes place next week south of Buckeye Lake
Jacksontown, Ohio (Thursday, February 13, 2014 )Beginning this Tuesday, February 18,  SR 79 will close  ½ mile south of Buckeye Lake for 4 days for a culvert replacement in Licking County.
SR 79 will close from Millersport Rd. to Canal Rd. and is expected to reopen Friday, February 21, at 5 p.m., weather permitting.
Motorists will detour via I-70 west to SR 37  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,
Paul Pegher, Public Information Officer, at (614-338-9434)
Or email