Closure Scheduled For Blake Hollow Road
Chillicothe (Thursday, October 22, 2015) – Township Road 237 will be closed next week as part of the Southern Ohio Veterans Memorial Highway construction project in Scioto County.
On Monday, October 26, T.R. 237 (Blake Hollow Road) will be closed between state Route 335 and County Road 31 (Swauger Valley Road) for clearing, excavation, culvert installation and embankment work. The closure will be in effect through the duration of the project, which is scheduled to be completed in December 2018.
In addition to this, Pershing Avenue and Shumway Hollow Road have also been closed for reconstruction, and blasting operations are under way throughout the entire corridor.
For more information regarding the Scioto-823 project, visit the Portsmouth Gateway Group’s web site at www.pgg823.com
In 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.
For more information contact:
Kathleen Fuller, Public Information Officer
1-888-819-8501, ext. 774-8834, toll free in Ohio
1-740-774-8834, direct line & outside Ohio