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State Route 503 closure scheduled for bridge repair

Preble County (Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017) - Bridge repair requires closing SR 503 for two months or until approximately Sunday, Oct. 15, starting next week.
Beginning on Monday, Aug. 14, SR 503 will be closed between West Alexandria and Gratis, at the bridge over Bantas Fork (mile marker 11.7). Traffic will be detoured using SR 122 to U.S. 35 to SR 503. There will be access to Halderman Road from the south and access to Stone Drive from the north.
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone and road closure.
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.
For ongoing traffic, construction and weather-related information, please check
For more information contact: Brian Cunningham, Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517 or Liz Lyons, District 8 Public Information, at (513) 933-6534.


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The environmental review, consultation and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for these projects are being, or have been, carried out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.