Contact: Rhonda Pees, public information officer, ODOT District 1
of June 19, 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
the latest in statewide construction visit www.ohgo.com.
State Route 117 between Bowman Road and state
Route 309, Lima, will be reduced to one lane in each direction through the
work zone for catch basin work. Work will be performed by the ODOT Allen
County maintenance garage.
Route 65 from the Auglaize County line to the Putnam
County line will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for the
placement of berm stone. Work will be performed by the ODOT Allen County
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. The following are upcoming impacts related to the project:
- Napoleon Road bridge over I-75 closed May 22 for
approximately four months
- Traffic 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 closed May 30 for four months.
- 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.
- The entrance ramp to Interstate 75 southbound from
Napoleon Road will remain open
- Motorists 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
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 for approximately
the southbound entrance and exit ramps at Bentley Road also closed on June 5
for four months.
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 Bentley Road.
northbound ramps at the interchange remain open; however, left turns onto
Bentley Road from northbound Interstate 75 are not permitted.
Thursday, June 15, and Friday, June 16, the main travel lanes of I-75 under
Bentley Road, Bluffton, will experience closures from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m.
For more information, see the traffic advisory.
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.
U.S. 24 westbound at Baltimore Street,
Defiance, is restricted to one lane through the work zone through early
September for repair of the roadside slope. Work is being performed by Miller
between Bowman and Watson roads, south of Defiance, closed 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.
repairs at the following locations will restrict traffic to one lane through
work zones. Work will be performed by the ODOT Defiance County maintenance
- State Route 18 from the Indiana state line to
- State Route 2 from the Indiana state line to
Resurfacing of the following routes within the
city of Findlay will restrict traffic to one lane through the work zone. Work
is being performed by M&B Asphalt, Old Fort.
U.S. 224 from Broad Street to Main Street
State Route 12 from Interstate 75 to Main Street
(section between Western Avenue and Glessner Street closed during daytime
hours for a project administered by the city of Findlay)
State Route 37 from Lincoln Avenue to Blanchard
State Route 568 from Main Street to Beech Avenue
224 just west
of state Route 235, west of Findlay, is scheduled to close July 17 for
approximately 30 days for a culvert replacement. Traffic will be detoured
onto U.S. 224, state Route 235, state Route 12 and state Route 65 back to
U.S. 224. Work is being performed by BCC Ohio, New London.
State Route 235 from township Road 89 to McComb
will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for pavement repairs.
Work is being performed by the ODOT Hancock County maintenance garage.
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.
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 Solutions, Cleveland.
Route 31 between
township Road 265 and state Route 273 will close June 26 for 60 days for
bridge repair at two locations: one over Painter Creek just south of township
Road 206, the second over Wolf Creek north of township Road 265. Traffic
detoured onto state Route 292 and state Route 273 back to state Route 31.
Work is being performed by Crossroads Construction, Cambridge.
Route 195 over
Cottonwood Ditch, south of McGuffey, between the north and south jog of
Cottonwood Road, closed June 5 for 60 days for bridge repair. Traffic
detoured onto county Road 110, state Route 235 and state Route 309 back to
state Route 195 Work is being performed by Crossroads Construction,
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.
Route 637 in
the village of Grover Hill closed 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.
Route 114 just
east of state Route 66, Mandale, is now open following a culvert replacement.
State Route 66 from U.S. 224 to the Defiance
County line will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for the
tarring and chipping of the roadway. Work is being performed by the ODOT
Paulding County maintenance garage.
State Route 12 from state Route 115 to the
Hancock County line will be reduced to one lane through the work zone to
remove pavement markings in preparation for pavement repairs. Work is being
performed by the ODOT Putnam County maintenance garage.
VAN WERT COUNTY
224 from U.S.
127 to the Putnam County line will be restricted to one lane through the work
zone for the tarring and chipping of the roadway. Work is being performed by
the ODOT Van Wert County maintenance garage.
30 from just
east of township Road 127 to just east of county Road 185 restricted to one
lane through the work zone for pavement and joint repair and drainage
improvements. Work is being performed by Shelly Company, Findlay.
State Route 293 between county Highway 49 and
county Highway 330, south of Wharton, is now open, following a culvert
Route 53 between
Upper Sandusky and state Route 37, Forest, is restricted to one lane through
the work zone for resurfacing. Work is being performed by Kokosing
Construction Co., Columbus.
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:
- Starting the week of June 16 and lasting for two
months, traffic patterns will be shifted between county Highway 97 and
county Highway 95 for the removal of structures on the U.S. 23
southbound, state Route 15 eastbound lanes. All ramps at state Route 103
will remain open during this phase.
- 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.
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