Second street entrance closure scheduled this weekend

Chillicothe (Friday, November 13, 2015) – Second Street in downtown Portsmouth will be closed this weekend for a maintenance project by the city.

At 7 a.m. Saturday, November 14, the city of Portsmouth’s Public Services Department will close Second Street at the Second Street Bridge in order to test and inspect the flood wall at the entrance to the city.

The closure will be in effect through approximately 4 p.m. Sunday, November 15, and while it is closed, motorists will be detoured by way of local streets in downtown Portsmouth, as well as via U.S. 52 and U.S. 23.

For additional information on lane and road closures caused by construction, accidents, flooding or other related traffic events throughout the state, visit ODOT on the web at

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