SR 741 closure rescheduled for culvert replacements
Warren County (Monday, July 11, 2016) –The replacement of two culverts requires closing State Route 741 beginning next week. One culvert is located just north of Red Lion, at mile marker 11.38. The other culvert is located near Pekin Road, at mile marker 12.27.
Beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, July 18, SR 741 will be closed between State Route 122 and SR 73 until approximately 3 p.m. Thursday, July 23. Access to local residences and businesses will be maintained.
The detour will use SR 73, Interstate 75 and SR 123.
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming 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 a work zone.
The Ohio Department of Transportation maintains the state's largest man-made asset--the transportation system. ODOT's mission is to provide the safe and easy movement of people and goods from place to place. As a $2.8 billion per year enterprise, ODOT invests the bulk of its resources in system preservation through maintenance, construction and snow and ice operations.
The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project 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.
For more information contact:
Brian Cunningham, Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517
Liz Lyons, Public Information Specialist, at (513) 933-6534