State Route 541 tree trimming work continues west of Tunnel Hill
Jacksontown, Ohio (Wednesday, October 02, 2013) – Beginning tomorrow, State Route 541 will close for the next two weeks during daytime hours, only, just west of Tunnel Hill for tree trimming and clearing operations.
ODOT’s Coshocton County crew will be utilizing a special piece of equipment called the “Jarraff” to trim and cut trees along SR 541 from SR 79 to SR 60. The road will close from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. This work will be completed by Wednesday, October 16, weather permitting.
Motorists will detour via SR 70 to U.S. 36 to SR 60 back to SR 541.
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