Tuscarawas County Highways Restricted Due to High Water
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Wednesday, June 26, 2013) – Several state highways in Tuscarawas County are restricted or closed this morning due to high water from last night’s storms.
U.S. 36 Route westbound is one lane near Newcomerstown.
SR 800 is one lane south of Moravian Trail Rd. (CR 36).
SR 258 is closed from Post Boy Rd. to Gravel Lick Rd. and between Stillwater and West Chester. No official detours will be posted. The road will be reopened as soon as the waters recede.
ODOT officials are continuing to assess damages and area roadways this morning.
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 D11.PIO@dot.state.oh.us