OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DISTRICT 11 OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS - 2201 Reiser Avenue SE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 22, 2008
ROCK SLIDE CLOSES STATE ROUTE 213 IN JEFFERSON COUNTY
(NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO) -- State Route 213 is being closed this morning due to a rock slide between State Route 7 and Knoxville in Jefferson County.
Traffic is being detoured on SR 7 south to SR 152 south at Empire back to SR 213, and reverse.
ODOT officials will reevaluate the area, and hopefully, reopen the roadway to traffic on Monday, March 24, 2008.
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.