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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 weed 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 April 27, 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.
 
Ohio 696 in the village of Beaverdam will be closed for five days beginning April 27 for a railroad crossing repair. Traffic will be detoured onto Interstate 75, Ohio 235, and Ohio 12 back to Ohio 696. Work is being performed by Roadsafe Traffic.
 
Ohio 81 between Sugar Street and Neubrecht Road at the railroad tracks adjacent to Sugar Street will be closed beginning May 1 for one week for culvert replacement and pavement repairs. Traffic restrictions related to the project will begin April 27. Traffic will be detoured onto Neubrecht Road, Bible Road and Sugar Street back to Ohio 81. Work is being performed by R.B. Jergens Contractors Inc., Dayton.
 
Interstate 75 and Ohio 696, Beaverdam – The southbound entrance and northbound exit ramps at Interstate 75 and Ohio 696 at Beaverdam will be closed during the week of May 11 for pavement repair. The present schedule for the closures is as follows. Work is being performed by the Allen County ODOT maintenance garage:
  • Beginning Monday, May 11, the entrance ramp to Interstate 75 southbound from Ohio 696 will be closed for three days. Traffic will be detoured north onto Interstate 75 to the Ohio 103/Bentley Road interchange back to Interstate 75 southbound.
  • On Thursday, May 14, the exit ramp from Interstate 75 northbound to Ohio 696 will be closed for one day only. Traffic will be detoured north on Interstate 75 to the Ohio 103/Bentley Road interchange to Interstate 75 south back to Ohio 696 at Beaverdam.
  • Only one ramp at a time will be closed.
 
Defiance County
 
Ohio 18 from Williams Center Cecil Road to the village of Sherwood will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for sealing of pavement cracks. Work is being performed by the Defiance County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 49 south of Edgerton, both north and south of Kramer Road, will be closed beginning May 4 for one week for culvert replacements at two locations. Traffic will be detoured onto Ohio 249, Ohio 2, Ohio 576 and U.S. 6 back to Ohio 49. Work is being performed by the Defiance County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 18/49 in the village of Hicksville could have possible lane restrictions during the week for work relating to the installation of curb ramps in preparation for a resurfacing project. Work will initially take place between the Hicksville High School and Ohio 2. Work is being performed by Brooks Construction, Ft. Wayne, Ind.
 
Hancock County
 
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.
 
This coming week . . .
·        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.
·        I-75 southbound south of Ohio 18 will have nightly lane closures for shoulder pavement repair beginning 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 26 until 6 a.m. Friday, May 1
 
U.S. 68 in the village of Arlington will be restricted to one lane through the work zone during the week for pavement repair. Work is being performed by the Hancock County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 12 east of Arcadia closed April 20 for five days for culvert replacements at four locations. Traffic detoured onto U.S. 224 and U.S. 23 back to Ohio 12. Work is being performed by the Hancock County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Hardin County
 
U.S. 68 between Washington Street and Wayne Street in the village of Dunkirk was closed April 22 for approximately one week for railroad repair. Traffic detoured onto Ohio 81, Ohio 235 and U.S. 30 back to U.S. 68. Work is being performed by LandRail Inc., LaOtto, Ind.
 
Ohio 67 west from County Road 75 to Township Road 85 may be restricted to one lane through the work zone during the week for a drainage project. Work is being performed by the Hardin County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 53 from Patterson to Forest will be restricted to one lane through the work zone during the week for sealing of pavement cracks. Work is being performed by the Hardin County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Paulding County
 
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.
 
Ohio 500 just south of Ohio 111 will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for tile repair. Work is being performed by the Paulding County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 49 north of Antwerp, just south of the Defiance County line, will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for drainage repairs. Work is being performed by the Paulding County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
U.S. 127 approximately two miles south of U.S. 24 will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for drainage repairs. Work is being performed by the Paulding County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Putnam County
 
Ohio 114 northwest of the village of Kalida just west of County Road 19 will be closed beginning May 11 for approximately five days for a culvert replacement. Traffic will be detoured onto Ohio 694, Ohio 115 and U.S. 224 back to Ohio 114. Once Ohio 114 reopens, County Road 19 will close for approximately one week also for culvert replacements. Work is being performed by the Putnam County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
U.S. 224 east of Ottoville to west of Kalida may be reduced to one lane through the work zone for pavement repair. Work is being performed by the Putnam County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Van Wert County
 
There will be no work this coming week that will significantly impact traffic.
 
Wyandot County
 
U.S. 23/30 northbound and southbound at Upper Sandusky is currently reduced to one lane through the work zone for bridge repair in preparation for upcoming 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 will be closed beginning May 4 for approximately three weeks for pavement resurfacing and bridge deck repair. Traffic will be detoured east on U.S. 30, north on Ohio 199 back to U.S. 23 northbound. Work is being performed by Kokosing Construction, Columbus.
 
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