Road reopens after fatal tanker crash

DUBLIN, OH (WCMH) — Emergency repairs are complete at the site of a fatal tanker crash in Dublin.

The ramp from US 33 East to I-270 North is back open, though there are some changes.


A new concrete barrier is in place against the faulty guardrail destroyed in Monday’s accident.  Asphalt now replaces some of the concrete that was melted during the tanker fire. The ramp itself now is only one lane. This means drivers will need to be in the middle-left lane on US 33 East for access to I-270 East (and North).

These changes are expected to remain in place until the spring.

ODOT Project Engineer Drew Griesdorn says, “This is all temporary. We will have to come back this spring once we have better weather conditions to do more permanent repairs.” provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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