OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DISTRICT 11 OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS - 2201 Reiser Avenue SE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 8, 2009
SR 7 to be Closed this Morning from Bridgeport to Martins Ferry Due to Train Derailment
(NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO) --State Route 7 will be closed in both directions around 9:30 a.m. this morning at Nickles Bakery between Hanover and Aetna Streets in Belmont County due to a Norfolk Southern train derailment.
Officials expect this closure to last approximately 30 minutes.
ODOT reminds motorists in Ice & Snow, Take it Slow this winter.
For information on additional lane and road closures caused by construction, accidents, flooding or other related traffic events, visit ODOT's gateway to traffic and roadway information at www.BuckeyeTraffic.org.
For more information, contact: Becky McCarty, Public Information Officer, at 330-308-3949 or at Becky.McCarty@dot.state.oh.us.
ODOT District 11 serves Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson and Tuscarawas counties.
ODOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.