Darke County Sheriff, Engineer
SR 571 East of
Greenville to close for bridge construction
The Darke County Engineer and Darke County Sheriff are issuing a public
notice on the impending closure of State Route 571 east of Greenville,
Ohio. This closure will impact travel on the east side of
Greenville which is an area with many manufacturing and industrial
On Monday, January 16, State Route 571 will be closed to thru traffic
between Jaysville-St. Johns Road and USR 36. This closure will last 60
days, or more, for the construction of a new bridge over Bridge Creek.
During this closure, all trucks will be prohibited from traveling East
on SR 571 from USR 36, except those trucks making deliveries or pickups
to businesses accessed from SR 571, West of Jaysville-St. Johns.
Westbound trucks on SR 571 coming to Greenville shall use Landsdowne
Avenue and Jaysville-St. Johns Road, South of Landsdowne. Trucks other
than those making deliveries or pickups shall not travel Jaysville-St.
Johns North of Landsdowne. All trucks are specifically prohibited from
using Jaysville-St. Johns between SR 571 and USR 36.
Signs will be placed to guide trucks and prohibit them from certain
routes. These routes will be strictly enforced by the Darke County
Sheriff’s Office and drivers disobeying the routes will receive
The official detour for the project is via SR 721, SR 49 and USR 127/36.
Please note that immediately following this project another bridge
project will occur on SR 571 between Hartzell Road and Culbertson Road
that will keep this route closed possibly into June 2017.
Motorists are asked to plan their routes accordingly especially if you
live and work in the area of the project.