Ohio Department of Transportation    Traffic Advisory
District 7  Randy Chevalley, P.E., P.S., Deputy Director
1001 Saint Marys Avenue • Sidney, Ohio 45365
www.transportation.ohio.gov/dist7
Road Closure on SR 119
Between Cassella-Montezuma Road and Goettemoeller Road
Mercer County (Monday, July 9, 2012) – SR 119 will be closed between Cassella-Montezuma Road and Goettemoeller Road starting Monday July 9th.  This is a 24 hour a day closure.  The affected section of SR 119 is scheduled to reopen to motorists Friday, July 13th.
 
This road closure is due to a culvert replacement.
 
The official detour during this closure is: US 127 to SR 274 to SR 716
 
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.
 
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For more information contact:
Mandi Abner, Public Information Officer (937) 497-6820