SR 79 closure north of Newark rescheduled
Jacksontown, Ohio (Tuesday, November 19, 2013) – The closure that was to take place this week for the replacement of a culvert on SR 79, north of Newark in Licking County, has been rescheduled for next week.
SR 79 will now close next Monday, November 25, at 6:30 a.m. through Wednesday, November 27, at 5 p.m., weather permitting, from Wellington Ave. to Cedar Run Rd.
Motorists will detour via SR 16, to SR 586, back to SR 79.
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 D05.PIO@dot.state.oh.us