More superloads on the road

WELLSVILLE — Multiple superloads are scheduled to move through the Wellsville area enroute to the South Field Energy site on Osborne Road, restricting traffic along state Route 7 southbound and state Route 45. One move will take place today, with two moves on Sunday.

The route: From 16 School Road in Wellsville to SR 7 southbound (the transport will travel north in the southbound lanes) to SR 45, SR 45 north to Osborne Road.

Moves will begin today and Sunday at 7 a.m. from Wellsville. The third and final superload scheduled for Sunday will proceed upon completion of the first Sunday load.

Traffic will be maintained via rolling roadblocks. The transport will be accompanied by four highway patrol escorts, ODOT, local law enforcement, and utility trucks. Progress of the superload will affect traffic in all directions on the traveled routes.

Motorists wishing to travel south along SR 7 during this time should expect delays of up to 30 minutes while this superload moves to SR 45.

ODOT is asking motorists to plan and consider alternate routes to avoid congestion and delays.


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