State Route 226 to be closed next week for railroad crossing repairs
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, April 6, 2015) – State Route 226 will be closed at the Wayne/Holmes County line in Big Prairie next Monday, April 13th, for railroad crossing repairs.
Norfolk Southern expects this repair work to take five days.
Beginning at the intersection of SR 179 and SR 226, traffic will be detoured south on SR 179 to SR 39 east to SR 514 north back to SR 226, and reverse.
Ohio’s highways are essential to keeping and creating new jobs. With a mission to provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is responsible for maintaining one of the largest transportation networks in the nation. Guided by ethical principles and accountability, ODOT works to improve safety, enhance travel and advance economic development. As a $2.8 billion enterprise, the department wisely invests in its core services of snow and ice removal, annual construction program and highway maintenance operations.