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The following is a weekly report concerning construction and maintenance work on state highways within the Ohio Department of Transportation District 1 which includes the counties of Allen, Defiance, Hancock, Hardin, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert and Wyandot. This report is issued each week beginning in April and continues through November.
For the latest in statewide construction visit www.ohgo.com. Please contact us at 419-999-6803 with any information needs.
 
Construction and Maintenance Projects
Week of June 1, 2015
Allen County
 
Interstate 75 Reconstruction project For the most recent information concerning the Interstate 75 reconstruction project through Lima and Allen County please visit www.odotlima75.org.
 
Defiance County
 
Ohio 15 from Defiance to the Putnam County line will be maintained with flaggers throughout the week for berming. Work is being done by the Defiance County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 49 north of Hicksville north of Huber Road which was closed for a culvert replacement has reopened.
 
Ohio 2/18/49 in the village of Hicksville which was previously slated for repairs and resurfacing will be postponed for several weeks.  When the work restarts it will take place on Ohio 2 from its junction with Ohio 49 at the south edge of town to the south just outside of the village limits. On Ohio 49 work will occur from inside the village to the Williams County line, and on Ohio 18 from within the village to just outside the village limits. Work is being performed by Brooks Construction, Ft. Wayne, Ind.
 
Hancock County

U.S. 30 from west of Ohio 235 to the Wyandot County line will be restricted to one lane through the work zone both eastbound and westbound beginning June 15 for tarring and chipping of the roadway. Work is being performed by the joint county forces of ODOT District 1.
 
Interstate 75 southbound in the area north of the rest area south of Findlay will be restricted to one lane on Friday, May 29 from approximately 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for soil excavation. Work is being performed by Enterprise Recovery System Inc.
 
Ohio 12 from Arcadia to the Seneca County line, Ohio 18 from Fostoria west to the Seneca County line, and Ohio 613 from Ohio 235 at McComb to Interstate 75 will be restricted through the work zone for pavement repair and resurfacing beginning June 1. Work is being performed by Bluffton Paving, Bluffton.
 
Ohio 15 northbound east of the U.S. 68 junction is one lane through the work zone for a roadside slide repair project which is expected to continue through July. Work is being performed by Sand Ridge Excavating, Cloverdale.
 
Interstate 75 in Wood and Hancock counties: Through 2016, southbound I-75 is reduced to two lanes from US 20 to I-475 in Perrysburg. Through November, from 8pm until 6am, single lane restrictions are possible on I-75 between the I-75/I-475 interchange in Perrysburg to CR 99 in Hancock County. Through 2016, 11-foot lane width restrictions are in place on I-75 between US 20 in Perrysburg to CR 99 in Hancock County.  Project complete: October 2017. All work is weather permitting.
 
Special events . . .
  • Effective Monday, April 27, through December, Township Road 101 in Hancock County, between CR 220 and TR 142, will be closed for bridge work on I-75.
 
Hardin County
 
Ohio 81 at the west end of Ada will be closed beginning June 22 for three days for a sanitary sewer installation. Traffic will be detoured onto Interstate 75, Ohio 309 and Ohio 235 back to Ohio 81. Work will be done by All Purpose Contracting, Inc., Delphos.
 
Ohio 67 east between Kenton and the Wyandot County line will be reduced to one lane in spots for pavement repairs. Work will be performed by the Hardin County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 81 west of Dola as well as an area west of Patterson may experience some lane restrictions which will be maintained by flaggers throughout the next month for a culvert project. Work is being done by BCC Ohio Inc., New London.
 
Ohio 67 between Ohio 235 and Township Road 39 will be closed beginning June 15 for approximately two and a half months for a bridge rehabilitation. Traffic will be detoured to Ohio 235 and Ohio 309 back to Ohio 67. Work is being performed by Eagle Bridge Co., Sidney.
 
Ohio 117 from the Auglaize County line to Roundhead will be restricted to one lane through the work zone during the week for a pavement repair project. Work is being performed by the Hardin County ODOT maintenance garage. 
 
Ohio 235 in Roundhead will experience some lane restrictions in the coming week for pavement repairs. Work will be done by the Hardin County maintenance garage.
 
 
Paulding County
 
Ohio 114 east of U.S. 127 to the Putnam County line will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for pavement repair. Work is being performed by the Paulding County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 613 from Ohio 500 to U.S. 127 east of Payne will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for pavement repair followed by resurfacing. Paving will begin within two weeks at the state line working east. The project will continue until late June. Work is being performed by Gerken Paving, Bluffton.
 
U.S. 127 between Garfield Avenue and Jackson Street in the village of Paulding closed April 13 for approximately eight months for a sewer separation project. Traffic detoured onto Ohio 613, Ohio 637 and Ohio 111 back to U.S. 127. Work is being performed by VTF Excavation, Celina.
 
Putnam County
 
Ohio 189 at the south end of Ottoville closed May 27 for an emergency culvert repair. Traffic is being detoured onto Ohio 190, Ohio 634 and U.S. 224 back to Ohio 189.
 
Ohio 694 east of Ohio 115 will close June 1 for approximately one week for a culvert replacement. Traffic will be detoured onto Ohio 115 and U.S. 224 back to Ohio 694. Work is being done by Putnam County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Van Wert County
 
U.S. 30 at U.S. 127 may experience lane restrictions throughout the week for bridge cleaning. Work is being done by the Van Wert County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
U.S. 224 over U.S. 30 may experience lane restrictions throughout the week for bridge cleaning. Work is being done by the Van Wert County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 49 in the village of Convoy which was closed for a railroad repair has reopened.
 
Ohio 697 west of Point Wetzel Road will be closed for approximately 45 days beginning June 8 to replace the bridge over the Auglaize River. Traffic will be directed onto Ohio 116 to Ohio 81 to Ohio 66 back onto Ohio 697. Work is being done by Brumbaugh Construction, Inc., Arcanum.
 
Wyandot County
 
Ohio 53 from just west of Ohio 37 to just east of Upper Sandusky will be closed beginning May 26 for approximately two weeks for three culvert replacements. Traffic will be detoured onto Ohio 37, Ohio 294 and Ohio 67 back to Ohio 53. Work will be done by Wyandot County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
U.S. 23/30 northbound and southbound at Upper Sandusky is currently reduced to one lane through the work zone for bridge and pavement repair and resurfacing. On U.S. 23 the zone extends from south of Ohio 182 to just south of County Road 47, and on U.S. 30 from the U.S. 23 split to Township Highway 103. Work is being performed by Kokosing Construction, Columbus.
 
U.S. 23 northbound entrance ramp from eastbound U.S. 30 which was closed for pavement resurfacing and bridge deck repair has reopened.
 
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