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The following is the 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 week 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 28, 2014

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

U.S. 30/Ohio 309
near Delphos may be restricted to one lane at times through the work zone for culvert work. Work is expected to be completed in May. Work is being performed by Platinum Painting, Boardman.
Defiance County
 
There are no projects scheduled during the week which will have a significant impact on traffic.
 
Hancock County
 
U.S. 224 interchange at Interstate 75 reconstruction, Findlay
 
The U.S. 224 interchange with Interstate 75, Findlay, is currently being reconstructed. The project began in February and is expected to be completed late this fall. Work is being performed by Miller Brothers Construction, Archbold.
 
The following traffic impacts related to the reconstruction will occur in the upcoming week:
 
Interstate 75
 
-Both the northbound and southbound lanes are narrowed and shifted approaching the U.S. 224 interchange. Lane restrictions are occurring on occasion in the southbound direction between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. mostly during the week but on some weekends as well. Work is being performed by Miller Brothers Construction, Archbold.
 
-On Thursday, April 24, traffic in the southbound direction in the interchange area will be restricted to one lane while support steel is placed. The restriction will be in place from 8 p.m. to approximately 10 a.m.
 
-On Monday or Tuesday of the coming week, traffic will be restricted to one lane in the southbound direction at the interchange while concrete is poured on the bridge piers. Work will begin at approximately 5 a.m. and complete by 10 a.m.
 
-During the week of May 5, traffic on Interstate 75 both northbound and southbound will be slowed prior to the U.S. 224 interchange area while beams for the new interchange bridge are placed overhead. Once each beam is placed, traffic will be released. The operation will begin at 9 p.m. and will continue until 7 a.m. for two nights. Law enforcement will provide traffic control.
 
U.S. 224
 
-Traffic on the bridge over Interstate 75, Findlay, is traveling on the north half of the bridge, one lane in each direction with no turn lanes. All ramps at the interchange are currently open.
 
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U.S. 224 on the east side of Findlay between Plaza Road (Best Buy) and County Road 236 is restricted to one lane through the work zone at times during a traffic signal upgrade project. The project is under way and will continue during the week. Work is being performed by Perram Electric, Wadsworth.
 
Ohio 235 from County Road 304 (old U.S. 30) approximately three miles north of Ada to County Road 313 (old 25) just north of Interstate 75 closed April 21 for 21 days for grinding and paving of the roadway. Traffic detoured to U.S. 30 and Ohio 696 and Interstate 75 back to Ohio 235. Work is being performed by Bluffton Paving, Bluffton.
 
Ohio 568 between Lye Creek just west of the Hancock County fairgrounds to County Road 180 will be restricted to one lane through the work zone beginning mid week for pavement repair in preparation for resurfacing. Work is being performed by Shelly Co., Findlay.
 
Ohio 330 from Ohio 15 to Vanlue High School will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for pavement repair and resurfacing. Work is being performed by Shelly Co., Findlay.
 
Ohio 15 between U.S. 23 in Carey to Ohio 37 in Findlay will be restricted to one lane through the work zone beginning Monday of the week for pavement grinding, followed by resurfacing. Work will begin in the northbound direction. Work is being performed by Kokosing, Fredericksburg.
 
Hardin County
 
Ohio 309 from the Kenton corporation limit to the Marion County line will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for pavement sealing. Work is being performed by the Hardin County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 701 between County Road 65 and County Road 75 will close April 28 for four days for a culvert and catch basin replacement project. Traffic detoured onto Ohio 309 and U.S. 68 back to Ohio 701. Work is being performed by the Hardin County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 31 from the Kenton corporation limit to Union County will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for pavement patching. Work is being performed by the Hardin County ODOT maintenance garage.
                                                                                                                                       
Paulding County
 
U.S. 127 south of Paulding will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for sealing of pavement cracks. Work is being performed by the Paulding County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Putnam County
 
Ohio 108 in the village of Miller City closed April 21 for two weeks for railroad crossing repair. Traffic detoured onto Ohio 613, Ohio 109 and Ohio 18 back to Ohio 108. Work is being performed by Roadsafe.
 
Van Wert County
 
U.S. 127 throughout Van Wert County will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for sealing of pavement cracks. Work is being performed by the Van Wert County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Wyandot County
 
There are no projects scheduled during the week which will have a significant impact on traffic.
 
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For more information contact:
Rhonda Pees, Public Information Officer, at (419) 999-6803
or email
D01.PIO@dot.state.oh.us