OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DISTRICT 11 OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS - 2201 Reiser Avenue SE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 21, 2008
State Route 172 Closure Delayed One Week
(NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO) --State Route 172 will not close today as originally planned in Columbiana County. It will has been rescheduled for next Monday, July 28, 2008.
The road will be closed for 21 days at Moultrie for bridge repair work.
Beginning at the intersection of SR 172 and SR 183, traffic will be detoured south on SR 183 to U.S. 30 east to SR 9 north back to SR 172, and reverse.
This $457,677 project also includes the rehabilitation of a bridge on SR 518 near Millport in Columbiana County as well as work already completed on a SR 183 bridge in Carroll County.
ODOT’s contractor is Bridge Overlay Systems Inc., from Canfield, Ohio, and the completion date is October 31, 2008.
For information on additional lane and road closures caused by construction, accidents, flooding or other related traffic events, visit ODOT's gateway to traffic and roadway information at www.BuckeyeTraffic.org.
For more information, contact: Becky McCarty, Public Information Officer, at 330-308-3949 or at Becky.McCarty@dot.state.oh.us.