OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DISTRICT 11 OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS - 2201 Reiser Avenue SE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 6, 2009
State Route 45 Closed at Wellsville Due to Water Main Break
(NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO) --State Route 45 is being closed this morning at Wellsville due to a water main break.
Buckeye Water is in the process of repairs and expect to have the roadway reopened by the end of the day.
No official detour will be posted.
ODOT reminds motorists to SLOW DOWN for the "Cone Zone;" turn on headlights and drive carefully in work zones. Drive responsibly for your safety and the safety of the highway workers. Remember, fines in work zones are doubled for not obeying traffic signs. Minimize distractions – turn OFF cell phones in construction zones. Remember to always buckle up.
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.
ODOT District 11 serves Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson and Tuscarawas counties.
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