State Route 256 to be closed next week for multiple culvert replacements
Ohio (Tuesday, May 14, 2013) – Beginning
next Tuesday, May 21st, State Route 256 in Fairfield County will be
closed for multiple culvert replacements.
maintenance crews will be replacing three culverts just south of New Salem on
SR 256 between Township Road 71 (New Salem Rd.) and the SR 256 and SR 13
road will only be closed during daytime hours between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., and this
work should be completed within four days.
at the intersection of SR 256 and SR 188, traffic will be detoured east on SR
188 to SR 204 in Thornville, then east on SR 204 to SR 13, then south on SR 13
back to SR 256, 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
For additional information,
Lauren Holdsworth, Public
Information Specialist, at (740) 323-5204