Pavement collapse on Bauer Road due to heavy rains

BATAVIA, Ohio (July 28, 2016)  – The Clermont County Engineer’s Office has closed a portion of Bauer Road just pass Elmwood Road to Clermont Center Drive in Batavia. Approximately 3-4 feet of the road has collapsed, said Woody Woodmansee, Highway Superintendent at the County Engineer Office.

Woodmansee said a pipe that ran under and supported the road lost backfill due to the morning’s heavy rain. The road is closed until further notice, Woodmansee said, adding that the Engineer’s Office would meet Friday morning to address the issue quickly.

Many Clermont County offices are located on Clermont Center Drive, including Job and Family Services, Probate and Juvenile Court, Domestic Relations Court, and the Engineer’s Office. Staff and the public can access Clermont Center Drive by taking SR 32 to Herold Road; a left on SR 276; and left on Bauer Road.

Additional information: Woody Woodmansee, 513-479-9065.