OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DISTRICT 11 OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS - 2201 Reiser Avenue SE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 20, 2008 (4:00 p.m.)
MEDIA ALERT UPDATE
UPDATE ON STATE HIGHWAYS CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING
(NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO) --Many roadways remain closed and/or restricted this afternoon due to high water and flooding in Carroll, Harrison, Holmes, and Tuscarawas counties. The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District 11 provides the following state road closure updates:
SR 212, Carroll and Tuscarawas Counties
Closed from the intersection of SR 542 in Carroll County to I-77 at Bolivar in Tuscarawas County.
I-77 Interchange at Bolivar, Tuscarawas County
The I-77 northbound exit ramp at Bolivar is closed. I-77 mainline and the southbound on and off ramps are not affected.
SR 39, Carroll County
Closed east of Dellroy at Dellroy's elementary school.
SR 542, Carroll County
Closed between Dellroy and Fargo Rd. and restricted near Magnolia.
SR 212, Carroll County
Closed between Sherrodsville and Leesville.
SR 799, Harrison County
Restricted near Clendening Lake.
SR 520, Holmes County
Restricted between Glenmont and U.S. 62 south of Killbuck in four different places.
SR 60, Holmes County
Closed north of Killbuck and south of Killbuck.
SR 643, Holmes County
Restricted just south of SR 557.
SR 83, Holmes County
Restricted in two places north of Holmesville.
SR 93, Holmes County
Restricted about a mile north of Baltic.
U.S. 62, Holmes County
Restricted in two places between Killbuck and SR 83.
SR 258, Tuscarawas County
Closed between Stillwater and West Chester.
SR 800, Tuscarawas County
Closed at Stillwater.
SR 800, Tuscarawas County
According to current projections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, SR 800 is expected to close tomorrow, March 21st, around noon between Zoarville and Mineral City, but it will remain open north of Mineral City.
No official detours are posted. All roadways are expected to be reopened early to mid next week.
For information about local and county road closures in Tuscarawas County, contact the Emergency Management Agency's dedicated Road Closure Information line at 330-339-7838.
For a complete listing of road closures and restrictions due to high water and flooding, visit 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.