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Construction Update

Contact:
Rhonda Pees, public information officer, ODOT District 1
(419) 999-6803
 
Highway Construction
Week of May 1, 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.
 
For the latest in statewide construction visit www.ohgo.com.
 
Please contact us at 419-999-6803; rhonda.pees@dot.ohio.gov for information regarding highway construction in the area.
 
ALLEN COUNTY
 
State Route 115 just north of State Road will close May 15 for approximately five days for a culvert replacement. Traffic detoured onto state Route 65 to the U.S. 30 interchange back to state Route 115. Work is being performed by the ODOT Allen County maintenance garage.
 
State Route 501 from state Route 117 to state Route 198 will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for crack sealing. Work is being performed by the ODOT Allen County maintenance garage.
 
DEFIANCE COUNTY

U.S. 127 between state Route 18 and township Road 34, south of Sherwood, closed April 24 for 60 days for culvert replacement at two locations. Traffic detoured onto U.S. 24, state Route 15 and state Route 18 back to U.S. 127. Work is being performed by VTF Construction, Celina.
 
State Route 15 between Glenberg Road and Evansport Road may be restricted through the work zone during ditch work. Work is being performed by the ODOT Defiance County maintenance garage.
 
HANCOCK COUNTY
 
For information concerning the Interstate 75 reconstruction and widening project through Findlay and Hancock County, visit the website:

http://www.dot.state.oh.us/districts/D01/PlanningPrograms/Projects/hancock75/Pages/Hancock-75.aspx

State Route 12/state Route 235 overlap between state Route 235 and township Road 57, west of Benton Ridge, 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 Solutions, Cleveland.
 
Concrete repair on the following overhead bridges over Interstate 75 will take place with traffic reduced to one lane through the work zone. Work is being performed by the ODOT Hancock County maintenance garage:
·        State Route 12 over Interstate 75
·        State Route 613 over Interstate 75
 
Berm repair will take place at the following locations during the week with traffic maintained through the work zone. Work is being performed by the ODOT Hancock County maintenance garage:
·        State Route 12 between the Putnam County line and the city of Findlay
·        U.S. 224 between the Putnam County line and the city of Findlay
·        State Route 613 between the Putnam County line and Interstate 75
·        State Route 186 between U.S.224/state Route 15 and McComb

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.
 
HARDIN COUNTY
 
State Route 81 at Township Road 55, east of Ada, will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for drainage tile repair. Work is being performed by the ODOT Hardin County maintenance garage.
 
PAULDING COUNTY
 
Paving will take place at the following locations with traffic maintained through the work zone. Work is being performed by the ODOT Paulding County maintenance garage:
 
·        State Route 66 south of state Route 613
·        State Route 637 south of state Route 111 to Grover Hill
·        State Route 111 east of U.S. 127 to state Route 637
·        State Route 613 east of state Route 637 to Melrose
 
PUTNAM COUNTY
 
U.S. 224 just east of Ottoville will close May 9 for two days for a waterline upgrade project. Traffic detoured onto state Route 189 and state Route 634 back to U.S. 224. Work is being performed by J & M Excavating, Cloverdale, for the village of Ottoville.
 
State Route 109 will close May 15 for two weeks for culvert replacement at two locations, both between Road T-A and T-A-7. Traffic detoured onto state Route 613, state Route 108 and state Route 18 back to state Route 109. Work is being performed by the ODOT Putnam County maintenance garage.
 
VAN WERT COUNTY
 
There are no projects scheduled during the week which will significantly impact traffic.
 
WYANDOT COUNTY
 
U.S. 23 and state Route 15 near their interchange with state Route 103, south of Carey, will be reduced to one lane in each direction beginning May 8 for work related to the removal of two bridge structures over abandoned railroads. Work is being performed by Miller Brothers Construction Inc., Archbold.
·        The work zone will eventually extend from county Highway 97 to county Highway 95. Traffic patterns will change through the zone as the project progresses.
·        The 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 103.

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.
 
State Route 231 from state Route 294 to county Road 330 will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for resurfacing. Work is being performed by Shelly Company, Findlay.
 
State Route 37 between state Route 67 and state Route 53 will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for sealing of pavement cracks. Work is being performed by the ODOT Wyandot County maintenance garage.