Ledge Road in Macedonia closed indefinitely

Ledge Road in Macedonia closed indefinitely
Police have the area blocked off. (Source: WOIO)
Police have the area blocked off. (Source: WOIO)
The deterioration is so bad the city had to put a fence around the rocks to keep them from falling. (Source: Macedonia Police)
The deterioration is so bad the city had to put a fence around the rocks to keep them from falling. (Source: Macedonia Police)
The bridge is operated by Norfolk Southern. (Source: Macedonia Police)
The bridge is operated by Norfolk Southern. (Source: Macedonia Police)

MACEDONIA, OH (WOIO) - Macedonia Police say Ledge Road between North Freeway and South Freeway is closed until further notice.

The problem area is where the road goes under a railroad overpass. Stone blocks are falling away from the deteriorating bridge causing a hazard to drivers.

Back in May, reporter Blake Chenault spoke with Mayor Don Kuchta who complained about the bridge and it's condition. It's over 100 years old, and 70-100 trains drive on it every day. Many parts of the bridge are literally falling apart.

The bridge is operated by railroad company Norfolk Southern who says the city of Macedonia should pay to repair the bridge. Mayor Kuchta told us that the two sides could end up in court over the issue.

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