Area Routes Affected By Flooding
Chillicothe (Thursday, March 19, 2015 – 10:15 a.m.) – The following routes on the state and federal highway system in the Ohio Department of Transportation – District 9 are CLOSED due to flooding:
· S.R. 73 – at the 25.50-mile marker and the southbound exit/ramp toward the Second Street
Bridge and Portsmouth, under the S.R. 852 overpass.
· S.R. 239 – at the 0.0-mile marker and U.S. 52 at West Portsmouth.
These closures are in effect until further notice, and motorists are reminded that crossing any route which has been closed is strictly prohibited. They are also advised to exercise extreme caution when crossing any route which remains open but where standing water may be present.
For more information on lane and road closures caused by construction, accidents, flooding or other traffic-related events throughout the state, visit ODOT on the web site at www.Ohgo.com
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