OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DISTRICT 11 OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS - 2201 Reiser Avenue SE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 31, 2008 (8:15 a.m.)
MEDIA ALERT UPDATE
TUSCARAWAS COUNTY STATE HIGHWAYS FINALLY REOPENED
(NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO) --State Route 212 is being reopened this morning in Tuscarawas County. It's been closed from the intersection of SR 542 in Carroll County to SR 800 at Zoar since mid-March due to high water and flooding.
However, SR 39 remains closed east of Dellroy at Dellroy's elementary school, and SR 542 remains closed between Dellroy and Fargo Road.
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.