Road Closings

MOUNT VERNON -- High water and flooding in Central Ohio has caused the closure of a number of roads, including one in Knox County.

According to the Ohio Department of Transportation, State Route 715 is closed between US 36 in Knox County and US 36 in Coshocton County.

Also in Coshocton County, State Route 16 is closed between State Route 83 in Coshocton to State Route 60 in Muskingum County.

High Water in Central Ohio

As of 4 p.m. Friday, March 20, numerous routes are closed throughout Central Ohio due to high water from the heavy rain.

In addition to the closures below, other routes may have lanes that are restricted due to high water. Motorists are reminded to never drive through flooded roadways - the water may be deeper than it looks. Roads will reopen to traffic once the water recedes.


UPDATED: Interstate 71 is NOW OPEN in both directions.

Interstate 270 (South Side) - Ramps from I-270 east and west to I-71 south are closed.

State Route 104 (South Side) - SR 104 closed between Stringtown Road and I-71.


UPDATED: State Route 142 is NOW OPEN.


NEW: State Route 762 - SR 762 is closed between US 23 and SR 104.


NEW: Interstate 70 - I-70 is closed in both directions between SR 158 and SR 79. Detour: SR 79 to US 40 to SR 158 or reverse.

NEW: State Route 13 - SR 13 is closed between Vogel St. and Hopewell Dr.

State Route 37 - SR 37 is closed between I-70 and US 40.

State Route 79 - SR 79 is closed between Hickman Rd. and Pinewood Trail.

State Route 79 - SR 79 is closed in both directions between Rheinhart and Heath.


NEW: State Route 668 - SR 668 is closed between SR 204 and Township Rd. 52.

State Route 204 - SR 204 is closed in both directions between SR 668 and SR 757.


NEW: State Route 541 - SR 541 is closed between Window Rd. and Ringer Rd.

NEW: State Route 513 - SR 513 is closed between County Rd. 49 and Ipswitch Rd.

State Route 285 - SR 285 is closed at US 22.

State Route 658 - SR 658 is closed at Twin Sisters.

State Route 821 - SR 821 is closed between SR 313 and SR 146.

State Route 146 - SR 146 is closed at Hickle Rd. and between SR 821 and Pleasant Rd.

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