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ODOT plans S.R. 235 closure

The Ohio Department of Transportation’s plans to realign a problematic curve on State Route 235 near Township Road 240 south of Lakeview will close the highway from Lakeview to the State Route 708 junction to through traffic April 22 through June 7.

The affected curve has been the site of numerous motor vehicle accidents, including some fatalities.


Grading work has begun on a 45-day project to realign a dangerous curve on State Route 235 at Township Road 240 south of Lakeview. Travel to through traffic will halt April 22 and is expected to resume June 7. EXAMINER PHOTO | RICK PITTS

The official detour during this closure is S.R. 708 to U.S. Route 33 to S.R. 235. Arrow boards and signs will be in place prior to the work zone to alert motorists of the upcoming closure and all work is weather permitting.

For more information, contact public information officer Mandi Abner at (937) 497-6820.

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