SR 16 eastbound closure
in Licking County beginning Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Wednesday, April 19th, at 12:00am, the traffic pattern on SR 16 eastbound will
change in downtown Newark for continued bridge work.
16 eastbound traffic will have lane shifts where the through travel lanes will
use the ramps at the SR 13/Hudson Avenue/Mount Vernon Road interchange. SR 16
westbound will not be affected.
to the traffic pattern change on SR 16 eastbound, the speed limit will be
reduced to 45 mph. Traffic is permitted to turn right from SR 16 onto SR 13 in
the right lane only along the eastbound corridor. Traffic will not be permitted
to turn from SR 13 northbound onto SR 16 eastbound. Motorists should use the
posted detour. This closure will last until Friday, April 21st, at 7:00pm.
The environmental review, consultation, and other actions
required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being,
or have been, carried-out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of
Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.
additional information, please contact:
Morgan Overbey, Public
Information Officer, at (740) 323-5204,