Contact: Rhonda Pees, public information officer, ODOT District 1
Week of May 29,
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.
No work will take place on the Memorial Day holiday
For the latest in statewide
construction visit www.ohgo.com.
of pavement reflectors in preparation for tarring and chipping of the roadway
will take place on the following routes. Work is being performed by the ODOT
Allen County maintenance garage:
Route 501, entire route through Allen County
Route 198, entire route through Allen County
Interstate 75, state Route 103 will be affected at times for
bridge deck replacements on Napoleon Road over Interstate 75, Beaverdam, and
state Route 103 (Bentley Road) over Interstate 75, Bluffton. The following are
upcoming impacts related to the project:
Road bridge over I-75 closed May 22 for approximately four months
detoured onto Sugar Creek Road, Swaney Road and Lincoln Highway (state Route
696) back to Napoleon Road.
The northbound exit ramp from Interstate 75 to Napoleon Road will
close May 30 for four months.
The ramp was initially to remain open. The closure became necessary
due to bridge height limitations and weight capacities on local roads.
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 will remain open
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
Road (state Route 103)
closure of two bridges on Bentley Road (one over Interstate 75 and one over the
railroad north of Interstate 75) has been delayed and will
now close June 5 for approximately four months.
the southbound entrance and exit ramps at Bentley Road will
be closed, also beginning June 5 for four months.
75 northbound traffic will be detoured to the state Route 103 interchange back
to Bentley Road.
75 southbound traffic will be detoured to the state Route 103 interchange with
northbound ramps at the interchange will remain open; however, no left turn
onto Bentley Road from northbound Interstate 75 will be 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 westbound at
Baltimore Street, Defiance, will be restricted to one lane through the work
zone beginning June 12 through early September for repair of the roadside
slope. Work is being performed by Miller Brothers, Archbold.
State Route 66 between Bowman and Watson roads,
south of Defiance, will close June 5 for approximately three months for a
bridge deck replacement. Traffic detoured onto state Route 613, state Route
634, state Route 15 and Carter Road back to state Route 66. Work is being
performed by Vernon Nagel Inc., Napoleon.
following locations will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for
pavement repair. Work is being performed by the ODOT Defiance County
24 westbound between Jewell Road and Independence Road, and state Route 281 and
state Route 66.
Route 2 from the Indiana state line to Hicksville.
of berm stone will take place at the following locations with traffic
maintained through the work zone. Work is being performed by the ODOT Hancock
County maintenance garage.
Route 235 from the Hardin County line to the Wood County line
Route 103 between Bluffton and state Route 698
U.S. 68 southbound exit ramp to U.S. 68 southbound over Eagle
Creek at state Route 15, south of Findlay, closed May 15 for approximately two
months for bridge repair. Traffic detoured onto state Route 15 eastbound to the
state Route 37 interchange to state Route 15 westbound back to U.S. 68. Work is
being performed by Global Outdoor Solutions, Cleveland.
State Route 12/state Route 235 overlap between state Route 235
and township Road 57, west of Benton Ridge over Moffitt Ditch, closed April 17
for approximately 60 days for repair of a bridge deck. Traffic on state Route
12 detoured onto state Route 235, Interstate 75 northbound back to state Route
12. State Route 235 traffic detoured onto Interstate 75 northbound to state
Route 12 back to state Route 235. Work is being performed by Global Outdoor
State Route 12 between Western Avenue and Glessner
Street, Findlay, closed during daytime hours only from approximately 7 a.m. to
5 p.m. each day until early June for curb repair and replacement. The work is
being administered by the city of Findlay.
State Route 31 between township Road 265 and state
Route 273 will close June 5 for 60 days for bridge repair at two locations: one
over Panther Creek just south of township Road 206, the second over Wolf Creek
north of township Road 265. Work is being performed by Crossroads Construction,
State Route 195 over Cottonwood Ditch, south of
McGuffey, between the north and south jog of Cottonwood Road, will close June 5
for 60 days for bridge repair. Work is being performed by Crossroads
State Route 81 at township Road 55, east of Ada,
will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for drainage tile repair.
Work is being performed by the ODOT Hardin County maintenance garage.
Ohio 637 in the village of Grover Hill
will close June 5 for three months for road reconstruction. Traffic detoured
onto U.S. 224, U.S. 127 and state Route 613 back to state Route 637. Work is
being performed by Brenneman Excavating Inc. for the village of Grover Hill.
State Route 114 between Township road 187 and
township Road 197, west of Mandale, is now open following a culvert
State Route 114 just east of state Route 66,
Mandale, which was planned to close May 24 for three days for a culvert
replacement has been delayed due to flooding.
State Route 66 from the Putnam County line to
the Defiance County line will be restricted to one lane through the work zone
for removal of pavement reflectors. Work is being performed by the ODOT
Paulding County maintenance garage.
State Route 65 between Road T-D and C-5, north
of Leipsic, will close May 30 for approximately four days for a culvert
replacement. Traffic detoured onto state Route 613, state Route 109 and state
Route 18 back to state Route 65. Work is being performed by the ODOT Putnam
County maintenance garage.
VAN WERT COUNTY
State Route 637 between Feasby Wisener Road and
Elm Sugar Grove Church Road will close May 30 for approximately four days for a
culvert replacement. Traffic detoured onto U.S. 224, state Route 66 and state
Route 114 back to state Route 637. Work is being performed by the ODOT Van Wert
County maintenance garage.
U.S. 30 from just east of township Road
127 to just east of county Road 185 will be restricted to one lane through the
work zone beginning May 30 for pavement and joint repair and drainage improvements.
Work is being performed by Shelly Company, Findlay.
State Route 37 between state Route 53 and township
Highway 63 will close June 5 for approximately five days for culvert
replacements at two locations. Traffic detoured onto state Route 53, state
Route 67 and state Route 294 back to state Route 37. Work is being performed by
the ODOT Wyandot County maintenance garage.
State Route 231 between state Route 294 near
Wyandot and county Highway 330 north of Nevada will be restricted to one lane
through the work zone for resurfacing. Work is being performed by Shelly
U.S. 23 and state Route 15 near their interchange with state
Route 103, south of Carey, 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 upcoming traffic impacts related to the project:
work zone will eventually extend from county Highway 97 to county Highway 95.
Traffic patterns will change through the zone as the project progresses. This
will likely occur in July.
project also includes the 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
State Route 53 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. 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