Ohio Department of Transportation    Traffic Advisory
District 7  Randy Chevalley, P.E., P.S., Deputy Director
1001 Saint Marys Avenue • Sidney, Ohio 45365
SR 502 Closed
At Vine Street in Greenville
Darke County (Sunday, July 15, 2012) –SR 502 will be closed at Vine Street starting Sunday, July 15th.  This is a 24 hour a day closure.  The affected section of SR 502 is scheduled to reopen to motorists Monday, July 16th.   
This road closure is due to a contractor performing railroad crossing repairs.
The official detour route is: IN 227 to IN 32 to SR 571
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 Abner, Public Information Officer (937) 497-6820