State Route 79 to close next week near Wilkins Run
Jacksontown, Ohio (Friday, August 23, 2013) – State Route 79 will close next Thursday, August 29 and Friday, August 30 for culvert replacements near Wilkins Run in Licking County.
On Thursday State Route 79 will close just west of Porter Rd. and on Friday the road will close between Wilkins Run Rd. and Purity Rd. This work will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., weather permitting.
Traffic will be detoured via SR 79 to SR 586 to SR 16 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 at (740) 323-5204
or email D05.PIO@dot.state.oh.us