Two Routes Closed In Adams County Due To Flash Flooding
Chillicothe (Friday, May 21, 2010 – 11:25 p.m.) – Two routes in Adams County have been closed due to flash flooding, and crews from the Ohio Department of Transportation's county garage continue to patrol all routes for additional high water and debris left from tonight's storms.
Currently, state Route 41 is closed between Brown County and Bentonville, as well as between West Union and state Route 781. And S.R. 247 is closed between West Union and S.R. 137.
Motorists are advised to exercise extreme caution when traveling over routes which remain open but where standing water may be present. They are also reminded that crossing any closed route is strictly prohibited.
For 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
For more information contact:
Kathleen Fuller, public information officer
ODOT District 9
740-774-8834 (office) or 740-637-9037 (mobile)