State Route 151 to be closed next week near Bowerston for railroad crossing reconstruction

New Philadelphia, Ohio (Monday, June 02, 2014)State Route 151 will be closed for six days, beginning next Monday, June 9th, for railroad crossing reconstruction just east of State Route 212 near Bowerston in Harrison County.
Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad will close SR 151 at 9 a.m. on Monday and plans to reopen the roadway by 7 a.m. on Saturday, June 14th.
Beginning at the intersection of SR 151 and SR 212, traffic will be detoured west on SR 212 to SR 164 north to SR 332 south back to SR 151, and reverse.
Click HERE to view a map of the project area.
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.
For more information contact:
Becky Giauque \Jee-awg\, Public Information Officer, at (330) 308-3949
or email