Intermittent Closure Scheduled Next Week For U.S. 62
As part of an ongoing bridge replacement project between County
Road 79 (Selph Road) and Township Road 384A (Surber Lane), U.S. Route 62
in Highland County will be subject to intermittent periods of closure on
Monday, October 15.
At any time from approximately 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., U.S. 62 will
be closed for up to 15-minute intervals while crews from Allard Excavating place
the second set of concrete boxes for the new structure. The first set was
installed in late August, and this required crews to impart temporary closure
of the route then as well.
As the periods of closure will be temporary, there will be
no posted detour, and traffic will be stopped and held while each box is
being set. To avoid possible delays, motorists may wish to seek alternate
Currently, the route is reduced to one, 10-foot lane just north
of Hillsboro, and traffic is being maintained with temporary signals.