Contact: ODOT District 1’s public information office
(419) 999-6803; D01.PIO@dot.ohio.gov
of Oct. 9, 2017
The following is work scheduled to occur 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. The schedule of work is dependent upon weather conditions
and, unless otherwise noted, work will take place during daytime hours.
the latest in statewide construction visit www.ohgo.com.
contact us at 419-999-6803; D01.PIO@dot.ohio.gov for information regarding
highway construction in the area.
Interstate 75 between state Route 81 to just
north of Fourth Street will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for
repair of pavement under warranty. Work could begin as soon as Oct. 9, likely in
the southbound direction first and then switch to the northbound side. The
repair is expected to continue for approximately three weeks. Work is being
performed by Kokosing Construction, Columbus.
State Route 309 westbound (Elida Road) between
Robb Avenue and Homeward Avenue will be reduced to one lane beginning October 16
for installation of a sidewalk. Work will occur during daytime hours only and
will take place for approximately two weeks. No lane restrictions will remain
during overnight hours. Work is being performed by the ODOT Allen and Hancock
County maintenance garages.
following locations will be reduced to one lane through the work zones for
pavement repair. Work is being performed by the ODOT Allen County maintenance
State Route 81 from Kemp Road to the Auglaize
State Route 309, east of Lima, from the Allen
County Fairgrounds to the Hardin County line
State Route 115 pavement repair and resurfacing from
state Route 65 to the Putnam County line is now complete.
75, and also Bentley Road
and Napoleon Road will be affected during bridge deck replacements on
Napoleon Road over Interstate 75, Beaverdam, and Bentley Road over Interstate
75, Bluffton. Work is being performed by Eagle Bridge, Sidney. The following
are current impacts related to the project:
Road bridge over I-75 closed May 22 and will remain closed until late
- Traffic detoured onto Sugar Creek Road, Swaney Road
and Lincoln Highway (state Route 696) back to Napoleon Road.
northbound exit ramp from Interstate 75 to Napoleon Road closed May 30 until
- Traffic detoured north on Interstate 75, east on
Lincoln Highway (state Route 696), south on Swaney Road and west on Sugar
Creek Road back to Napoleon Road; or west onto Lincoln Highway (state
Route 696) back to S. West Street in Beaverdam.
entrance ramp to Interstate 75 southbound from Napoleon Road will remain
traveling northbound on Interstate 75 wishing to access state Route 696
are advised to do so via exit 135 (state Route 696/U.S. 30) at Beaverdam.
No access to state Route 696 from Interstate 75 northbound at the Napoleon
Road exit will be available.
Bentley Road (exit 140)
bridges on Bentley Road at exit 140 (one over Interstate 75 and one over the
railroad north of Interstate 75) closed June 5 until late fall.
the southbound entrance and exit ramps at Bentley Road also closed on June 5 until
75 northbound traffic will be detoured to the state Route 103 (exit 142)
interchange back to Bentley Road.
75 southbound traffic is advised to access Bentley Road via the state Route 103
interchange (exit 142) and follow state Route 103 through Bluffton back to
northbound ramps at the interchange remain open; however, left turns onto
Bentley Road from northbound Interstate 75 are not permitted.
75 both northbound and southbound will be periodically reduced to one lane at
times beneath both the Napoleon Road and Bentley Road bridge structures during
certain operations related to construction.
closures will occur sporadically and are expected to occur mostly during
daytime hours but some nighttime closures may occur.
24 between Baltimore Street and U.S. 127 will be reduced to one lane through
the work zone for repair of pavement under warranty. Work will occur during
daytime hours only and will likely begin in the westbound direction, then
switch to the eastbound. Work is being performed by Allega Cement Contractors, Valley
Route 18 between township Road 115 and Glenburg Road closed August
28 for culvert replacements at three locations: two located west of Sherwood,
one east of Sherwood. Work is being performed by Vernon Nagel Construction,
Napoleon. Closures will occur consecutively as follows:
Culvert #1, located between Cicero Road and Rosedale
Road, has been completed and that section of the highway has been reopened. However,
a detour remains in place for the closure associated with culvert #2.
Culvert #3, located between Flickinger Road and
Glenburg Road, will close for 30 days following completion of culvert #2.
Traffic detoured onto U.S. 24 and U.S. 127 back to state Route 18.
24 westbound at
Baltimore Street, Defiance, is currently not restricted for repair of the
roadside slope, but some intermittent lane closures may occur. The entrance
ramp from Baltimore Street to westbound U.S. 24 is now open. Work is being
performed by Miller Brothers, Archbold.
repairs will take place at the following locations with traffic maintained
through the work zone. Work is being performed by the ODOT Hancock County
State Route 330 from Vanlue to state Route 568
State Route 235 between county Road 313 to the Wood County
State Route 568 just west of county Road 248, east of
186/state Route 235 overlap,
in the village of McComb, closed Oct. 4 for approximately three days for a
railroad crossing repair. State Route 186 traffic will be detoured onto state
Route 613, Todd Street/township Road 235, township Road 97/state Route 235 back
to state Route 186. State Route 235 traffic will be detoured onto state Route
613, Todd Street/township Road 235 and township Road 97 back to state Route
235. Work is being performed by Roadsafe Traffic Systems.
Interstate 75 northbound just north of state
Route 103, Bluffton, will have reduced-width lanes through the work zone for
replacement of curb and guardrail. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained the
majority of time, but some intermittent lane closures will occur during daytime
and nighttime hours. The project will continue until late October. Work is
being performed by Eagle Bridge, Sidney.
State Route 235 from the Hardin County line to
county Road 304 will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for pavement
repair and resurfacing. The project is expected to be completed within the next
two weeks. Work is being performed by Bluffton Paving, Bluffton.
Route 12 just east of Benton Ridge is now open following a
bridge deck repair. Little impact to traffic is expected during finish work.
Work is being performed by Global Outdoor Solutions, Cleveland.
Resurfacing of the following routes within the city
of Findlay is essentially complete with little effect to traffic expected. Work
is being performed by M&B Asphalt, Old Fort.
Route 37 from Lincoln Avenue to Blanchard Avenue
Route 568 from Main Street to Beech Avenue
68 installation of cable barrier in the median from the Findlay airport to
Eagle Creek, south of Findlay, and installation of overhead lighting and the
removal of the caution flasher at Western Avenue is complete. Some minor work related
to the lighting remains but little impact to traffic is expected. Work is being
performed by Lake Erie Construction, Norwalk.
Route 117 just south of Roundhead has been rescheduled to
close Oct. 25 for approximately three weeks for a culvert replacement. Traffic
will be detoured onto state Route 235 and U.S. 33 back to state Route 117. Work
is being performed by VTF, Celina.
Paving on the following routes is complete with
minor finish work continuing. Little impact to traffic is expected. Work is
being performed by Bluffton Paving, Bluffton:
68 in the village of Dunkirk from the south corporation limit to Washington
Route 235 from state Route 117 to state Route 309.
Route 235 from the north corporation limit of Ada to the
Hancock County line.
Route 31 between
township Road 265 and state Route 273, north of Mount Victory, closed Oct. 2
for approximately 14 days during bridge repair work over Painter Creek just
south of township Road 206, and a bridge over Wolf Creek north of township Road
265. Traffic detoured onto state Route 292 and state Route 273 back to state
Route 31. Once the route reopens to traffic, work on the project will continue
until late fall. Work is being performed by Crossroads Construction, Cambridge.
State Route 235 between county Road 110 and township
Road 120, south of Alger, closed Sept. 25 for approximately three weeks.
Traffic detoured onto state Route 309 to U.S. 68/state Route 67 to state Route
67 back to state Route 235. Work is being performed by the ODOT Hardin County
Ramp repair along U.S. 24 will take place at the
following locations. The ramps will remain open during the repair. Work is
being performed by the ODOT Paulding County maintenance garage:
State Route 49
Route 114 east of state Route 637 will be reduced to one lane
thorugh the work zone during drainage tile repair. Work is being performed by
the ODOT Paulding County maintenance garage.
24 from the Indiana line to the Defiance County line is reduced to one lane
through the work zone for berm repair. Work is taking place between the hours
of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The work zone is removed each
night. The project will continue until late October. Work is being performed by
Miller Brothers Construction, Archbold.
Route 114 between U.S. 127 and the Putnam County line will be
reduced to one lane through the work zone for resurfacing until mid-October. Work
is being performed by Shelly Company, Findlay.
Route 637 resurfacing in Grover Hill is essentially
complete with minor finish work remaining which is expected to have little
impact to traffic. Work is being performed by Shelly Company, Findlay.
following routes will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for cleaning
of drainage structures. Work is being performed by the ODOT Putnam County
State Route 65 from Ottawa to Leipsic
State Route 109 from Ottawa to the Henry County
State Route 613 from state Route 634 to the Hancock
State Route 190 between Fort Jennings and U.S.
224 will close Oct. 9 for approximately one month during pavement repair. Access
to residences will be maintained during the closure. Resurfacing of the route will
follow pavement repairs. Traffic will be detoured onto state Route 634 and U.S.
224. Work is being performed by Bluffton Paving, Bluffton.
VAN WERT COUNTY
Route 49 between Wren and Willshire will be reduced to one
lane through the work zone for pavement repair. Work is being performed by the
ODOT Paulding County maintenance garage.
Route 709 between Jonestown Road and Venedocia Street/Marys
Road, west of Venedocia, will close Oct. 9 for approximately 14 days for bridge
repair at two locations. Traffic detoured onto state Route 116, state Route 81
and U.S. 127 back to state Route 81. Work is being performed by Global Outdoor
30, both eastbound and westbound, is restricted to one lane through
the work zone at the following locations for projects which will repair the
pavement and joints, improve drainage and resurface the route. The project will
complete in October. Work
is being performed by Shelly Company, Findlay:
just east of township Road 127 to just east of county Road 185
U.S. 224 to near the Indiana state line
Nighttime paving is under way and will continue for
two weeks with traffic reduced to one lane through the work zone.
eastbound and westbound rest areas on U.S. 30 west of Van Wert are now open
following repair and resurfacing of the entrances and exits.
truck weigh station closed Sept. 21 for repair and resurfacing of the entrance
and exit, parking lot and sidewalk. The station may open in approximately one
o The ramps at the U.S. 224
interchange with U.S. 30 will be affected by the project as follows:
30 westbound to U.S. 224 traffic detoured onto U.S. 30 westbound to state
Route 49 back to U.S. 224.
224 to U.S. 30 westbound traffic detoured onto U.S. 30 eastbound to U.S. 127
back to U.S. 30 westbound.
§ The ramps on the south side of
the interchange will remain open.
§ All ramps at the interchange will
Route 231 between county Highway 43 and county Highway 44,
north of Nevada, closed Sept. 25 for five days for the replacement of two
culverts. Traffic detoured onto U.S. 30 to U.S. 23 to state Route 53 to state
Route 67 to state Route 103 back to state Route 231. Work is being performed by
the ODOT Wyandot County maintenance garage.
23 rest areas, both northbound and southbound, north of Upper
Sandusky, closed Sept. 18 for approximately three months during a remodel
project. No access to the park grounds will be permitted during the closure.
23 and state Route 15 near
their interchange with state Route 103, south of Carey, are reduced to one lane
in each direction for work related to the removal of two bridge structures over
abandoned railroads. Work is being performed by Miller Brothers Construction
Inc., Archbold. The following are traffic impacts related to the project:
between state Route 103 and county Road 2, McCutchenville, closed April 24 for
approximately six months for bridge replacements over Thorn Run and Tymochtee
Creek. The project will continue through late October. Traffic detoured onto
state Route 103, state Route 231 and U.S. 224 back to state Route 53. Work is
being performed by R & I Construction, Tiffin. http://www.dot.state.oh.us/districts/D01/detours/Documents/WYA-53-21.85_24.16.pdf
- The project also includes the upcoming
resurfacing of U.S. 23 from just north of county Highway 97 to the state
Route 103 interchange and of the ramps at state Route 103.