State Route 256 to be closed next week south of Thornville for culvert replacement

Jacksontown, Ohio (Friday, May 31, 2013)State Route 265 will be closed south of Thornville in Fairfield County next week during daytime hours for a culvert replacement.
Starting Monday, June 3rd, ODOT maintenance crews will be replacing the culvert between Oakthorpe Rd. and SR 664.
Traffic will be detoured via SR 13, SR 204, and SR 188.
SR 256 will be closed during daytime hours only between 6:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., and this work should be completed within five days.
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 Specialist, at (740) 323-5204
or email