Scioto County Routes Still Closed
Chillicothe (March 17, 2010) – The following routes in Scioto County remain closed today due to flooding and backwater from the Ohio River.
§ State Route 73 at the exit/entrance ramps to U.S. Route 52;
§ State Route 239 at West Portsmouth; and the
§ Second Street Bridge at the western corporation limit of 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 information on additional 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
For more information contact:
Kathleen Fuller, public information officer
ODOT District 9