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OREGON, OH (Toledo News Now) -
Two big road construction
projects could slow drivers heading east of Toledo down.
Bayshore Road in Oregon
was closed Monday, and another project is having a bigger impact.
Ohio Route 2 at the
Lucas-Ottawa County line has been closed at the Bono curve since late February,
and has at least two more weeks to go.
Road closure signs have
been placed at least seven miles ahead of the work, and it has affected
businesses that have seen regular customers disappear.
Angela Moore of DG's Ice
Cream says they rely on the Cedar Point crowd. Since drivers can't easily get
there now, sales are down.
"We have a lot of people
stopping in, wondering how to get out to Cedar Point, wanting directions,"
Moore said. "So it hasn't affected us majorly, but it has taken its toll."
The best detour around the
Route 2 closure is State Route 579.
Back on Bayshore Road,
crews will build a new bridge as part of the Oregon Flood Relief project. The
road will be closed for 45 days.
Local traffic can get
through, but other vehicles – including emergency crews – have to find another
"For us as police officers,
and also our fire division, if it's actually causing a road closure, we come up
with secondary routes on how we're going to work through things on our
emergency calls and so forth," explained Sgt. Tony Castillo with the Oregon