Herald News Report
FAIRBORN — Commuters utilizing a number of Fairborn roadways will need to plan for detours within the next week.
Monday, Aug. 15
– Norfolk Southern has notified the City of Fairborn that the closure of SR-235/Xenia Drive at the railroad track will need to remain in effect until late afternoon, Monday, August 15, weather permitting. Weather has been a component in the current delay. Repairs are considered regular maintenance, involving resurfacing and replacing the cross.
Detour information: Drivers coming from I-675 will need to exit at either the Dayton-Yellow Springs Road exit, one exit south of SR-235, or the Broad Street/444 exit, one exit north of SR-235, when heading towards downtown Fairborn. Northbound traffic on SR-235 will be re-routed through Yellow Springs-Fairfield Road and Black Lane up to Broad Street. Southbound traffic on SR-235 will be re-routed through SR-444 and W. Dayton-Yellow Springs Road. Further information may be obtained by calling 937-754-3055.
– Beaver Valley Road will receive repairs between Autumn Creek and New Germany-Trebein Road. The repairs starts Monday, Aug. 15, through Tuesday, Aug. 16 and possibly Wednesday, Aug. 17. These repairs call for Beaver Valley Road to be closed to northbound traffic, or commuters entering Fairborn, for the duration of the construction.
Detour information: Drivers will be re-routed via detour signs posted at Old Yellow Springs Road and Dayton-Yellow Springs Road. Southbound traffic will not be impacted.
Wednesday, Aug. 17
– The final repairs scheduled for the week involve Trebein Road between Commerce Center Boulevard and Dayton-Yellow Springs Road. Repairs will start Wednesday, Aug. 17 until Friday, Aug. 19. The repairs are considered minor: the street division is replacing asphalt.
Detour information: Traffic will be permitted in both directions at a cautionary speed.
Subject to change
The City of Fairborn reminds community members that repair dates and times are subject to weather conditions, as with most outdoor work, and may be adjusted accordingly. City officials ask that drivers be cautious of repair crews in the roadway while driving. Questions regarding the roadwork may be responded to by calling 937-754-3098.
Herald News Report compiled by Whitney Vickers. Information courtesy of the City of Fairborn.