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Ohio Department of Transportation    Traffic Advisory
District 1    Kirk Slusher, P.E., District Deputy Director
1885 North McCullough St. • Lima, Ohio 45801
Traffic Advisory
Fourth Street Ramps Closing Monday
Southbound ramps to close for 45 days
Allen County
LIMA – (Sunday, August 19, 2012) On Monday, August 20, the entrance ramp from Fourth Street to I-75 southbound, and the exit ramp from I-75 southbound to Fourth Street will be closed for 45 days to allow for soil stabilization, drainage work and paving on the ramps.
Following the Labor Day holiday, the entrance ramp from Fourth Street to I-75 northbound, and the exit ramp from I-75 northbound to Fourth Street will be closed for 30 days.
Traffic on I-75 in the area of the bridge will be maintained, two lanes in each direction, during the ramp closures with occasional nighttime lane closures necessary.
Ohio’s highways are essential to keeping and creating new jobs. With a mission to provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is responsible for maintaining one of the largest transportation networks in the nation. Guided by ethical principles and accountability, ODOT works to improve safety, enhance travel and advance economic development. As a $2.8 billion enterprise, the department wisely invests in its core services of snow and ice removal, annual construction program and highway maintenance operations.
For more information contact:
Rhonda Pees, Public Information Officer, at (419) 999-6803
or email