U.S. Route 68 lane closures scheduled for resurfacing
Greene County (Wednesday, July 27, 2016) – Resurfacing on U.S. 68 south of Brush Row Road in Oldtown to the Clark county line requires lane closures beginning next week.
Beginning at 7 p.m. Monday, August 1, there will be nightly lane closures on U.S. 68 until 6 a.m. the following day. These nightly lane closures will be in effect until early September and traffic will be maintained by flaggers.
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming road closure. All work is dependent upon weather.
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.
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
or email D08.PIO@dot.ohio.gov