OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DISTRICT 11 OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS - 2201 Reiser Avenue SE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 27, 2008 (3:00 p.m.)
MEDIA ALERT UPDATE
MORE AREA HIGHWAYS REOPEN THIS AFTERNOON
(NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO) --More area roadways are reopening this afternoon that have been closed or restricted since last week due to high water and flooding. The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District 11 reports the following updates for state highways in Carroll, Holmes, and Tuscarawas counties.
SR 212, Carroll and Tuscarawas Counties
Remains closed from the intersection of SR 542 in Carroll County to SR 800 at Zoar in Tuscarawas County.
SR 39, Carroll County
Remains closed east of Dellroy at Dellroy's elementary school.
SR 542, Carroll County
Remains closed between Dellroy and Fargo Rd. and restricted near Magnolia.
SR 60, Holmes County
No longer restricted south of Killbuck.
I-77 Interchange at Bolivar, Tuscarawas County
The I-77 northbound exit ramp at Bolivar as well as SR 212 between Bolivar and Zoar is expected to reopen by 3:30 p.m. today.
No official detours are posted. Officials continue to monitor the water levels closely and will reopen these remaining roadways as soon as possible.
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.