UPDATE MAY 23, 2023: THE PROJECT IS COMPLETE, AND THE ROAD IS OPEN.
The Butler County Engineer’s Office reports that State Road will close 0.3 miles north of Oxford Middletown Road and 0.3 miles south of Bauer Road for two adjacent culvert replacements beginning Monday, May 15, 2023. The road will be closed to all through traffic and is tentatively scheduled to reopen on May 26, 2023, with a possibility of temporarily opening for the weekend, May 19 – 21.
Detour: Northbound State Road traffic will detour northwest on Hamilton Eaton Road and east on S.R. 744. Southbound traffic will reverse this route.
Motorists are encouraged to check the BCEO PROJECTS MAP, as well as Facebook and Twitter @bceonews, for possible date and status changes concerning this and other closures/advisories.