Ohio Department of Transportation    Traffic Advisory
District 7  Randy Chevalley, P.E., P.S., Deputy Director
1001 Saint Marys Avenue • Sidney, Ohio 45365
US 40 Closed
Between SR 4 and New Carlisle Pike
Clark County (Monday, August 11, 2014) – US 40 will be closed between SR 4 and New Carlisle Pike beginning Monday, August 11th at 7:30 am. This will be a 24 hour road closure. The affected section of US 40 is scheduled to reopen to motorists August 15th at 4 pm.   
The official detour during this closure is: SR 4 to I-70 to SR 235 to US 40
This closure is due to a culvert replacement in that area.
Arrow boards and signs will be in place prior to the work zone to alert motorists of the upcoming closure.  All work is weather permitting.
Safety is a top priority at ODOT.  To help ensure the safety of the construction workers as well as the traveling public, motorists should remain alert, reduce their speed and watch for stopped traffic while passing through the work zone.
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 more information contact: Mandi Dillon, Public Information Officer (937) 497-6820
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