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ODOT road work schedule

The following traffic advisory includes road construction and major maintenance projects requiring long-term lane restrictions and/or closures in Scioto County as part of the S.R. 823 (Southern Ohio Veterans Memorial Highway) project. For more information regarding the project, visit www.pgg823.com, and for statewide information regarding road conditions affected by weather, construction, maintenance or accidents, visit ODOT on the web at www.Ohgo.com.

THRU MARCH 24, 2018

  • S.R. 140 will be subject to intermittent, single-lane restrictions between C.R. 503 (Ohio River Road) and T.R. 248 (Highland Bend Road) for bridge construction. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers when crews are at work, from approximately 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

THRU MARCH 24, 2018

  • C.R. 29 (Blue Run Road) will be subject to intermittent, single-lane restrictions at   T.R. 381 (Flowers Ison Road) for bridge construction. Traffic will be maintained by flaggers when crew are at work, from approximately 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

THRU APRIL 21, 2018

  • C.R. 28 (Lucasville-Minford Road) will be reduced to one lane between T.R. 381 (Flowers Ison Road) and T.R. 1570 (Rase’s Mountain Drive) for bridge construction. Traffic will be maintained with flaggers when crews are at work, from approximately 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

THRU MARCH 2018

  • C.R. 503 (Ohio River Road) will be subject to single-lane restrictions between S.R. 140/Webster Street and C.R. 251 (Hastings Hill Road) for bridge construction. Traffic will be maintained in one lane by flaggers as needed when crews are at work.

THRU MARCH 2018

  • U.S. 52 will be subject to single-lane restrictions between the S.R. 140 and the C.R. 550/Wheelersburg exits for bridge construction and lighting installation. The single-lane restrictions will be in effect Saturdays through Thursdays, with restrictions lifted in both directions on Fridays. A reduced speed limit is also in effect.

THRU MAY 2018

  • S.R. 335 is reduced to one lane between C.R. 31 (Swauger Valley Road) and C.R.246 (Stout Hollow Road) for bridge construction. Traffic is being maintained in one, 11-foot lane with temporary signals.

THRU JULY 2018

  • North Pershing Avenue in the city of Portsmouth has been closed for reconstruction and relocation. Traffic is being detoured via Marne Avenue.

THRU DECEMBER 2018

  • C.R. 246 (Stout Hollow Road) is closed at its junction with C.R. 243 (Dutch Ridge Road) for excavation and bridge construction. The closure will be in effect throughout the duration of the project.
  • T.R. 234 (Shumway Hollow Road) is closed for relocation and interchange construction. The closure will be in effect throughout the duration of the project.
  • Blasting operations are under way, and although there will be no affect to traffic during operations, residents in the general project area may experience sound or ground vibrations from the blasting, which is expected to occur weekdays during the noon hour and again in late afternoon or early evening. Blasting will continue intermittently throughout the duration of the project

Additional information regarding the Scioto-823 project is available at www.pgg823.com