Ohio Department of Transportation    Traffic Alert
District 10    T. Steve Williams, P.E., District Deputy Director
338 Muskingum Drive • Marietta, Ohio 45750
ATHENS COUNTY (Wednesday, October 3, 2012) – The Ohio Department of Transportation announces State Route 78 will be closed to through traffic from 7:00 P.M. to 6:00 A.M. tonight and tomorrow night between Poplar Street and Sylvania Avenue (MM 0.58). The closure is scheduled in order to place bridge beams over the existing SR 78 roadway. The closure will be re-opened both mornings so that school traffic is not affected.
“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, the Ohio Department of Transportation (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:
Brenna K.  Slavens, District 10 Office of Communications, at (740) 568-3904
or email