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State Route 243 to be closed for five days starting Monday

State Route 243 will close for five days starting Monday at 8 a.m. for a culvert replacement.

Lawrence County ODOT crews will be performing a culvert replacement on State Route 243 between McKinney Creek Rd. and Hamlin Rd. Traffic will be detoured around the closure via State Route 243, State Route 378, State Route 217, State Route 775 and State Route 7. The road is expected to reopen by 4 p.m. Friday, May 8.