Lawrence-7 Closed At The Narrows

Chillicothe - State Route 7 in Lawrence County has been closed at the Narrows due to a slip.

Crews from the Ohio Department of Transportation’s Lawrence County Highway Maintenance Facility have been working to clear the route, shoulder and ditch area of mud and debris. However, due to the nature of the work and the volume of traffic, it is necessary to close the route.

The route is closed at the 17.0-mile marker, which is situated midway between Athalia and the Gallia County line, and the closure is anticipated to be in effect throughout most of the day today, April 8.

Local motorists may detour via old state Route 7; however, truck traffic will need to seek and alternate route, detouring via U.S. Route 35.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Kathleen Fuller, Public Information Officer

Ohio Department of Transportation, District 9

1-888-819-8501, ext. 136 in Ohio

1-740-773-2691, ext. 136 outside Ohio