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Roundabout under construction at Ohio 159 connecting with Ohio 207 just north of Chillicothe. Photo by Dan Ramey/Litter Media

The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in the area next week. All outlined work is weather permitting.

ROSS COUNTY

No projects

PIKE COUNTY

Work is set to begin on February 6 for a slide repair project on Watson Road between Mutton Run Road and the Ross County line. Watson Road will be closed for the duration of the project. During construction, traffic will be detoured via S.R. 335, Higby Road, and Old U.S. 35. Estimated completion: Summer 2023

HIGHLAND COUNTY

No projects

JACKSON COUNTY

East Broadway Street Resurfacing – Work has begun as of October 17 for a resurfacing project along East Broadway Street in the City of Jackson. The project will perform full-depth pavement repairs along East Broadway Street between S.R. 93 and U.S. 35 this fall. Following completion of the full-depth repairs, crews will return in the spring to resurface the road. Work will occur daily from 7 AM – 5:30 PM, Mon – Fri. Traffic will be maintained in one lane during work hours using flaggers. Estimated completion: Spring 2023

VINTON COUNTY

A tree trimming project begins on January 16 on SR 278, between SR 56 and U.S. 50. The project will begin on the SR 56 end. This is a moving operation and the road will be closed where working is taking place. Contact the Vinton County ODOT Garage for updated information at (740) 568-4410. Estimated completion: February 10, 2023

SCIOTO COUNTY

UPDATED* S.R. 139 Bridge Replacement – Work has begun to replace the bridge at the intersection of S.R. 139 and Bennett Road as of March 28. Principal construction on this project has been completed and the road is open to traffic as of December 13. Remaining work will be performed using temporary lane closures, with traffic maintained using flaggers as needed. Estimated completion: Winter 2023

S.R. 104 Slide Repair – Work has begun on a project to repair an existing slide on S.R. 104  between McDermott-Rushtown Road and S.R. 73 as of April 20. Principal construction on this project has been completed and the road is open to traffic as of October 14. Remaining work will be completed using temporary lane closures with traffic maintained using flaggers as needed. Estimated completion: Winter 2023 

State Route 823 routine maintenance – S.R. 823 may be reduced to one, 14-foot lane in one or both directions as needed daily from 6:30 AM to 6:30 PM for routine maintenance and other work as needed from February 6 to March 3. Estimated completion: March 3 by 6:30 PM

ADAMS COUNTY

S.R. 770 Closure – S.R. 770 is closed between Nichols Ridge Road and Raines Road due to a slide impacting the roadway. S.R. 770 will remain closed until further notice. We will continue to update as the situation develops. During the closure traffic is being detoured via S.R. 73, S.R. 785, and S.R. 247.

BROWN COUNTY

S.R. 221 Bridge Replacement – The location of the bridge is approximately two miles south of Georgetown. Principal construction on this project has been completed. Remaining work will be completed using daily lane closures with traffic maintained using flaggers as needed. Estimated completion: Winter 2023

U.S. 52 Slide Repair – Work has begun on a slide repair project on U.S. 52 between Logan Gap Road and Three Mile Creek Road as of July 11. One lane of traffic will be maintained during construction using temporary traffic signals. Estimated completion: Winter 2023

HOCKING COUNTY

Beginning December 5, SR 678 will be closed from SR 374 to SR 180 for a landslide repair project. ODOT’s detour is SR 374 to SR 180. One lane will reopen to traffic on December 12, 2022, and traffic will be maintained by temporary signals. Estimated completion: January 15, 2023

A tree trimming project is taking place on SR 78, between SR 685 and SR 216 (Murray City). This is a moving operation and the road will be closed where working is taking place that day. For updated information, contact the Hocking County ODOT Garage at (740) 568-4340. Estimated completion: January 31, 2023

ATHENS COUNTY

 No projects

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