Tuscarawas County Highways Remain Closed Due to High Water
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Thursday, June 27, 2013) – Two state highways in Tuscarawas County remain closed today due to flooding from yesterday’s storm.
SR 800 is closed south of Moravian Trail Rd. (CR 36), and 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 roads will be reopened as soon as the waters recede.
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