Road Closings

MOUNT VERNON -- The Ohio Department of Transportation has issued its road work schedule for the week. As a result, Knox County drivers are urged to use caution on these roads:

Mount Vernon Avenue

Beginning Monday, Nov. 4, Mount Vernon Avenue will be closed intermittently to through traffic at the bridge over the Kokosing River so that bridge beams can be set.

Work will take place starting around noon each day.

Four beams will be set each day, with each closure estimated to be 30-45 minutes.

Estimated completion: Wednesday, November 6, weather permitting.

Detour: SR 13(S. Main St./S. Gay St.) to SR 229 (E. Gambier St.)

For more information contact: Morgan Overbey, Public Information Officer, at 740-323-5204, or email

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