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Smothers Road Bridge

Smothers Road Closed over Hoover Reservoir

Work has begun on the rehabilitation project for the Smothers Road bridge. According to the Franklin County Engineer’s Office, the bridge closure is expected to begin mid-February and will reopen by the end of July 2017. Work to relocate utility poles over the bridge was completed in November and December 2016.

For more information on this project, please see the Franklin County Engineer’s Office website.


The posted detour route for westbound motorists on Smothers Road will follow Schott Road south to Walnut Street, west to Cubbage Road, south to Central College Road, west to Sunbury Road, and north to Smothers Road. Eastbound motorists will follow the same detour in the opposite direction.