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MOUNT VERNON -- The Ohio Department of Transportation has issued its road work schedule for this week.

As a result, Knox County drivers and those traveling on waterways are urged to use caution on these routes.

Upcoming SR 229 Closure for Culvert Replacement

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 3, SR 229 will be closed to traffic between the Coshocton County line and Woods Church Road while ODOT crews replace a culvert. ODOT crews will be replacing multiple culverts between US 36 and US 62 over the next month.

Estimated re-open to traffic: Thursday morning, Sept. 5, weather permitting

Detour: US 62 EB to US 36 EB and reverse.

In addition, there is this notice from the waterways in the county.

Kokosing River Closure at Mt. Vernon Avenue Bridge

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 3, the Kokosing River will be closed to boaters at the Mt. Vernon Avenue bridge project for bridge demolition work.

Boaters will need to exit the river approx. 250 feet upstream of the bridge and follow the marked 'Portage Detour' across Mt. Vernon Ave. to the downstream side where boaters can safely re-enter the river.

Estimated completion: Friday, September 6, weather permitting.

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