A Norfolk Southern Railway train derailed near US-23 and the Scioto County Fairgrounds in Lucasville Thursday evening, according to the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office.
No injuries have been reported.
Two tanker cars are on their side but are not leaking, officials said.
Valley Twp. Fire Department is closing down US 23 and the bypass as a precaution with the assistance of ODOT and the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Motorists are being asked to use alternate routes.