Deputies, troopers, guard posted at East Palestine intersections, some roads closed
Concerns over the possible explosion of one of the tank cars involved in the East Palestine derailment has prompted authorities to take further measures to keep people off the streets.
Law enforcement officers will be posted at 19 intersections in and around the village.
In addition, the following roads will be closed as of 8 a.m. Monday in response to the evacuation order.
Once these roads will be closed no one will be permitted to travel in the area, according to officials.
The list includes all road East of Market Street.
These following roads will be closed:
- Garfield Ave
- Sumner St
- Wood St
- Liberty St
- East Main St.
- James St.
- Alice St.
- French St
- Taggart St.
- Anna St
- East Clark St.
- Washington St
- East Martin St.
- Forbes St
- East North Ave
- South Pleasant Drive
- East Grant St
- North Pleasant Drive
- Lyons Ave
- Sebring St
- Highland Ave
- Columbia St
- Adams St
- James St
- Failer St.
- Liberty St
- Sumner St.
- Moore Lane
- Oak St
- Market St.
- Conner Dr
Below is a list and a map of intersections that will be monitored by law enforcement
1.State Line Road and State Route 14
2.State Route 14 and Howell Road
3.Stacey Avenue and State Route 165
4.State Route 165 and State Route 14
5.State Route 14 and Brookdale Avenue
6.North Walnut Street and Highland Avenue
7.North Walnut Street and West Grant Street
8.East Street and West Grant Street
9.West North Avenue and East Street
10.West Martin Street and East Street
11.West Clark Street and North Walnut Street
12.West Taggart Street and North Walnut Street
13.Rebecca Street and North Walnut Street
14.Main Street and North Market Street
15.Wood Street and North Market Street
16.Garfield Avenue and North Market Street
17.Parker Road and South Pleasant Drive
18.East Taggert Street at the Pennsylvania State Line
19.South Pleasant Drive at the Pennsylvania State Line