SOVMH: Clearing Along S.R. 335 Will
subject to temporary, intermittent closures this week
January 10, 2016)
– State Route 335 will be restricted this week for clearing operations as
part of the Southern Ohio Veterans Memorial Highway construction project in
On Thursday and Friday, February
11 and 12, crews from the Portsmouth Joint Venture (PJV) will be clearing within
the project right of way along S.R. 335, between C.R. 31 (Swauger Valley
Road) and C.R. 246 (Stout Hollow Road). Traffic will be reduced to one lane
from approximately 7 a.m. to 5
p.m. each day, and in addition to the single-lane restriction, S.R. 335 may be closed temporarily
when crews are falling trees.
Throughout both days, traffic will
be maintained by flaggers, and during intermittent periods of closure,
traffic will be stopped and held before being released. As the periods of closure will be for a limited
duration, there will be no posted detour. However, motorists are advised that
they may encounter short-term delays at any time during operations.
are also reminded of the need for additional caution throughout the corridor,
where crews and heavy equipment are moving in and out of the work zone.
the spirit of a public-private partnership, the Ohio Department of
Transportation and the Portsmouth Gateway Group are constructing the new
state Route 823, a 16-mile, four-lane, limited access highway from U.S. 23 at
Lucasville to U.S. 52 at Sciotoville in Scioto County. The Southern Ohio
Veterans Memorial Highway is the department’s first P3 project and the
largest, modern earthwork project to be constructed in the state’s history.
more information, please contact:
Kathleen Fuller, Public
1-740-774-8834 (direct line or outside Ohio)
1-888-819-8501, ext. 7748834 (toll free in Ohio)