Chestnut Street Closed

Road Closure
Location: Chestnut Street
Between: Stevens Street and N. Edgewood Rd.
Reason for Closure: Stormwater Utility Project
Start: 9/24/2021 8:30:00 AM
End: 9/24/2021 3:30:00 AM
Requested By: Engineering Department
Comments: Not open to Emergency traffic
Please call the Mount Vernon City Engineers Office at 740-393-9528 if you have questions regarding this closure.
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Ohio Cuts Ribbon on World’s Most Connected Highway: The 33 Smart Mobility Corridor

EAST LIBERTY – Scissors in hand, public and private sector partners from across Ohio and around the globe opened the world’s most connected highway today in central Ohio. The 33 Smart Mobility Corridor, a living lab of The Beta District, runs from the City of Dublin on the east end through the City of Marysville, past industry partner Honda’s manufacturing and vehicle development operations, and concludes at the gates of the Transportation Research Center (TRC) Inc.Read full story

TSA Reflects on 20th Anniversary of September 11


The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) commemorated the twentieth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks today with an outdoor ceremony at the agency’s headquarters. Current and former agency officials were among those who attended the event to hear keynote remarks provided by former Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Michael P.… Read full story

Lane Restriction on South Main Street

Traffic Control – Lane restricted to one lane with flaggers
Location: South Main Street
Between: Parrott Street at the Rail Road Tracks and Kirk Street
Reason for Closure: Putting Berm cuts in the road
Start: 9/10/2021 9:00:00 AM
End: 9/10/2021 4:00:00 PM
Requested By: Engineering Department
Comments: Road will be restricted to one lane and there will be flaggers to control traffic
Please call the Mount Vernon City Engineers Office at 740-393-9528 if you have questions regarding this closure.
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DHS to Increase Civil Penalties for Violations of the Federal Face Mask Requirement


Today, the Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will increase the range of civil penalties that may be imposed on individuals who violate the federal mask mandate at airports, on commercial aircraft, and in various modes of surface transportation, including passenger railroads, intercity bus services, and other public transportation. … Read full story

Patrol Focused on Impaired Drivers for Labor Day


Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

COLUMBUSThe Ohio State Highway Patrol is urging drivers to be safe this Labor Day weekend. Troopers will focus enforcement efforts on removing impaired drivers from Ohio’s roadways.

“Motorists can do their part in keeping the roadways safe by never driving impaired and always designating a sober driver,” said Ohio Governor Mike DeWine.Read full story