Area Routes Closed Due To Flooding
Chillicothe (Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 6:20 p.m.) – The following routes on the state highway system are closed due to flooding:
• S.R. 131, between U.S. 50 and U.S. 68 in Brown County;
• S.R. 124 at Idaho in Pike County;
• S.R. 73 at U.S. 52, west of Portsmouth, in Scioto County; and
• S.R. 239 at West Portsmouth in Scioto County.
These closures will remain in effect until further notice, and motorists are reminded that crossing any closed route is strictly prohibited.
In addition to these closures, high water has been reported on state Route 41 in the Tong Hollow Road and Humbolt areas north of Bainbridge in Ross County. Although the route remains open, motorists are advised to exercise additional caution.
For information on additional lane and road closures caused by construction, accidents, flooding or other related traffic events throughout the state, visit Buckeye Traffic on ODOT's web site at www.buckeyetraffic.org
For more information contact:
Kathleen Fuller, Public Information Officer, 1-888-819-8501, ext. 774-8834, toll free in Ohio
or 1-740-774-8834, direct line & outside Ohio
or email D09.PIO@dot.state.oh.us