Late Breaking

Ohio 73 closed due to flooding

According to the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) State Route 73 in Scioto County has been closed effective April 17, due to flooding.

S.R. 73 is closed at the U.S. 52/S.R. 852 underpass due to high water. In addition, S.R. 239 is closed between U.S. 52 and S.R. 73 at West Portsmouth. Currently, it is anticipated that both routes will be closed through the remainder of the week.

Motorists are reminded that crossing any closed route is strictly prohibited, and they should avoid traveling on roadways which remain open but where standing water may be present.