Highland County travel report


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

NEW* S.R. 138 Resurfacing — Work has began July 11 on a resurfacing project on S.R. 138 between S.R. 134 and S.R. 131. Work will occur daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Traffic will be maintained in one lane throughout construction using flaggers. The estimated completion date is fall 2022.

NEW* U.S. 50 Resurfacing — Work has began July 11 on a resurfacing project on U.S. Route 50 between the city of Hillsboro and Carper Lane. Work will occur daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and traffic will be maintained in one lane using flaggers, as needed, during work hours.

U.S. 50 between Haggerty Road and Carper Lane is closed as of July 13 for full-depth pavement replacement. During the closure, U.S. 50 westbound traffic will be detoured via S.R. 753, S.R. 506 and S.R. 124. Eastbound traffic and access to driveways will be maintained during this phase. The estimated completion date is fall 2022.

S.R. 134 Resurfacing — Work began July 5 for a resurfacing project on S.R. 134 between S.R. 32 and Buford. Work will occur daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, with one lane of traffic maintained using flaggers as needed. The estimated completion date is fall 2022.

S.R. 138/247 Resurfacing — A project to resurface parts of S.R. 138 and S.R. 247 began April 12. The work area will be on S.R. 138 between Elm Street and the intersection with U.S. 62, and on S.R. 247 between the Adams County line and the city of Hillsboro. Work will occur daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, with traffic maintained in one lane using flaggers as needed. The estimated completion date is fall 2022.

Lynchburg Covered Bridge Rehabilitation — A project to rehabilitate the historical covered bridge in Lynchburg has begun. The bridge will remain closed for the duration of the project. No impacts to nearby roadways are anticipated. The estimated completion date is fall 2022.

For more information contact the ODOT District 9 Public Information Office at 740-774-8834.

Submitted by the Ohio Department of Transportation.

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