SR 213 to be closed next week for railroad crossing repairs
New Philadelphia, Ohio (Thursday, November 12, 2015) – State Route 213 will be closed next Wednesday, November 18th, near Hammondsville in Jefferson County for railroad crossing repairs.
Beginning at the intersection of SR 7 and SR 213, traffic will be detoured south on SR 7 to SR 152 west back to SR 213, and reverse.
Norfolk Southern, who will be making the repairs, expects work to take six days to complete.
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 Becky.Giauque@dot.ohio.gov