Traffic is dropping off across Ohio, showing that Ohioans are out of work, telecommuting or just staying home.
Ohio Department of Transportation data for Southwest Ohio, which includes Dayton and Cincinnati, shows traffic dropped off nearly 16% on March 16, 24% on Monday, March 23, 48.5% on Tuesday and 46.5% on Wednesday.
Statewide, traffic fell off 13.6% on March 16, 32% on Monday, 46.3% on Tuesday and 45.2% on Wednesday, ODOT data show.
On March 15, Gov. Mike DeWine closed bars and restaurants and on Sunday, leaders announced a statewide stay-at-home order for all but essential work and travel.
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