SR 143 to close Sept. 8-9

POMEROY — State Route 143 near Pomeroy will be closed Sept. 8-9 as part of an ongoing realignment project.

The closure is taking place at the current State Route 7 and State Route 143 intersection. It will be in place from 6 p.m., Friday, Sept. 8 through 9 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 9.

The contractor on the project, The Shelly Company, will be building a temporary road on which to maintain traffic while construction of the new State Route 143 realignment takes place.

The detour is State Route 7 to US 33 to State Route 681 to State Route 684 to State Route 143.

The estimated completion date for the overall realignment project is Oct. 20, 2017.