OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DISTRICT 11 OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS - 2201 Reiser Avenue SE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 2, 2008
State Route 751 Bridge Closed Between Interstate 77 and County Road 21
(NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO) --The State Route 751 bridge between Interstate 77 and County Road 21 (Stonecreek Road) in Tuscarawas County was closed late last night due to a large hole that developed in the pavement.
Beginning at the intersection of SR 751 and U.S. Route 36, traffic is being detoured east on U.S. 36 to I-77 north to Exit 72 back to SR 751 and reverse.
Emergency repairs are underway, and officials plan to reopen the bridge in two days.
ODOT reminds motorists in Ice & Snow, Take it Slow.
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.
ODOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.