Lawrence roads still closed

Published 11:25 am Tuesday, May 4, 2010

LAWRENCE COUNTY — Several roads in Lawrence and Scioto counties remain closed Tuesday morning.

State Route 239 is now closed at U.S. Route 52 and West Portsmouth in Scioto County due to back water from the Ohio River.

In addition, S.R. 522 remains closed just north of Wheelersburg; however, crews are checking this location for any changes in water levels.

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In Lawrence County, the following routes remain closed this morning:

State Route 141, between Arabia and Waterloo;

State Route 217, from east of Linnville to west of S.R. 378;

State Route 243, east of C.R. 36;

State Route 243 at S.R. 378 near Getaway;

State Route 378, just north of Getaway;

State Route 522, north of S.R. 650 and C.R. 10; and

State Route 650 at Little Pine Creek Road.

Motorists are reminded that crossing any route which has been closed is strictly prohibited, and motorists are advised to exercise extreme caution when crossing any route which remains open but where standing water may be present.

For information on lane and road closures, visit Buckeye Traffic on ODOT’s web site at