LOCAL BRIEFS


Route 68 to close for culvert work

U.S. Route 68 in Greene County will be closed for five days for culvert replacement work just north of SR 343 beginning Monday, Aug. 3.

U.S. 68 will be closed between SR 794 and SR 343. The detour for northbound U.S. 68 traffic will be east on SR 343 to north on SR 72 to west on SR 794. Southbound U.S. 68 traffic will use the same reverse detour. Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming full closure.

22/3 lanes to be closed next week

Bridge work requires single lane closures on U.S. 22/3 in Warren County next week.

Beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, there will be a lane closure on eastbound U.S. 22/3 at the Old 3 C Highway until noon. From 12:30 to 2 p.m., the lane closure will be on westbound U.S. 22/3 at the Old 3 C Highway.

Traffic will be maintained and all work depends on weather.

Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming lane closures.

Music and more to benefit Matt

Matt Edwards, who was in Cincinnati Children’s Hospital since November with Plasmablastic lymphoma, is finally home and his friends are hosting a welcome home benefit for him at the Elks Lodge 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8. There will be a music from the band Rewind plus food, raffles and fun. Tickets are $5. Matt will be there so they are encouraging everyone to come see and support him.