Overnight Lane Closure On U.S. 52
Chillicothe (Monday, September 10, 2012) – With additional maintenance repairs and paving operations still to be completed, U.S. Route 52 East in Lawrence County will be reduced to one lane tonight.
The driving lane of U.S. 52 East will be closed during the evening and overnight hours Monday, September 10, with one lane of eastbound traffic maintained in the passing lane. Westbound U.S. 52 traffic should not be affected by this restriction.
Crews from the Ohio Department of Transportation’s Lawrence County maintenance facility will return to the route Tuesday, September 11, to complete maintenance repairs, and all work is anticipated to be completed by the end of the business day, or approximately 4 p.m.
For additional information on lane and road closures caused by construction, accidents, flooding or other related traffic events throughout the state, visit Buckeye Traffic on ODOT’s web site at www.buckeyetraffic.org.
Ohio’s highways are essential to keeping and creating new jobs. With a mission to provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place, ODOT is responsible for maintaining one of the largest transportation networks in the nation. Guided by ethical principles and accountability, ODOT works to improve safety, enhance travel and advance economic development. As a $2.8 billion enterprise, the department wisely invests in its core services of snow and ice removal, annual construction program and highway maintenance operations.
For more information contact:
Kathleen Fuller, Public Information Officer
1-888-819-8501, ext. 774-8834, toll free in Ohio