Ohio.gov State Agencies  |  Online Services
Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Navigate Up
Sign In
 
Construction and Maintenance Projects
Week of August 17, 2015

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 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.
 
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 81 between Sugar Street and Neubrecht Road will continue to be restricted through October as pavement repairs, curb and resurfacing work continues. Two lanes of traffic are traveling in the eastbound direction and one lane in the westbound direction. Work is being performed by R.B. Jergens Contractors Inc., Dayton.
 
Ohio 309 between Leonard Avenue and Devonshire Drive on the east side of Lima will be restricted at times during the week and likely next week for traffic signal modification. Restrictions will occur only at the signal locations. Work is being performed by the ODOT District 1 traffic department.
 
Ohio 81 between Neubrecht Road and Stewart Road on the east side of Lima will be restricted at times during the week and likely next week for traffic signal modification. Restrictions will occur only at the signal locations. Work is being performed by the ODOT District 1 traffic department.
 
Defiance County
U.S. 24 from Baltimore Street in Defiance to the Domersville Road exit will be restricted to one lane through the end of August for sealing of pavement cracks. Work is being performed by Gerken Paving, Columbus.
 
Ohio 18 from the west end of Hicksville to U.S. 127 will be restricted to one lane for the removal of pavement reflectors in preparation for a chip seal project. Work is being performed by the Defiance County ODOT maintenance garage.
Ohio 2/18/49 in the village of Hicksville which was restricted for a resurfacing project has been completed. 
 
Hancock County
 
U.S. 224 from Trenton Avenue in Findlay to County Road 212 east of Findlay including Main Street will be restricted through the fall for a resurfacing project. Curb work will begin on August 17 starting at Patriot Drive (Menards entrance) to Main Street on various street corners. Beginning August 24 grinding of the road will take place beginning at County Road 212 east of Findlay. Work is being performed by Bluffton Paving, Bluffton.
 
Ohio 613 on the far east side of Van Buren at the railroad crossing closed on August 5 for a railroad repair. Traffic will be detoured onto Ohio 18 and Interstate 75. Work is being performed by CSX Railroad.
 
Ohio 15 both eastbound and westbound just north of Lima Avenue, south of Findlay, could have occasional stoppages of traffic on Friday, August 14 to allow electrical lines to be placed across the highway. Traffic will be affected by the work beginning at 9 p.m. Friday until 7 a.m. Saturday. Message boards will be in place to alert traffic. Work is being performed by American Electric Power, Gahanna.
 
Interstate 75 northbound and southbound south of Findlay, from three miles south of the rest areas to the Interstate 75/Ohio 15 interchange is restricted to one lane in each direction for a joint repair and resurfacing project.  Work is currently occurring in the northbound and southbound passing lanes and will continue for approximately a week and a half at which point work will switch to the northbound and southbound driving lanes and traffic will be traveling in the passing lanes. The driving lane has been shifted so that traffic is straddling the rumble strips in both directions. Also as a part of this project the rest areas will close sometime in the coming weeks. Work will continue through late fall. Work is being performed by Shelly Company, Findlay.
 
Ohio 15 from the Findlay airport to Ohio 37 eastbound and westbound will remain restricted through the end of summer for a resurfacing project. Work is being performed by the Shelly Company, Findlay.
 
Ohio 12 from Arcadia to the Seneca County line, Ohio 18 from Fostoria west to the Seneca County line and Ohio 613 from Ohio 235 at McComb to Interstate 75 will be restricted through the work zone for pavement repair and resurfacing which began June 1. This project is almost complete, there will only be occasional lane restrictions to finish up the remaining work. Work is being performed by Bluffton Paving, Bluffton.
 
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.
 
Special events . . .
  • 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.
 
Hardin County
 
Ohio 53 from Grant to Patterson will be restricted to one lane for drainage work. Work is being performed by the Hardin County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 67 north of the village of Roundhead just east of Ohio 235 closed June 15 for approximately three months for a bridge repair project over the Scioto River. Traffic detoured onto Ohio 235, Ohio 309 and U.S. 68 back to Ohio 67. Work is being performed by Eagle Bridge Co., Sidney.
 
Ohio 81 between County Road 159 and Township Road 165 will be closing August 24 for 30 days for a culvert replacement. Traffic will be detoured onto U.S. 68, U.S. 30, Ohio 37 and Ohio 53. Work is being performed by Sand Ridge Excavating, Cloverdale.
 
Paulding County
 
Ohio 114 west of U.S. 127 will be restricted to one lane for pavement repairs. Work is being performed by the Paulding County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
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 is detoured onto Ohio 111, Ohio 637 and Ohio 114 back onto U.S. 127. Work is being performed by VTF Excavation, Celina.
 
Putnam County
 
Ohio 65 northeast of Ottawa closed August 4 for approximately two weeks for a culvert replacement. Traffic will be detoured onto Ohio 109 and Ohio 613. Work is being performed by the Putnam County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 12 east of Pandora, just east of Road 4, will be closed for five days beginning on August 17 for a culvert replacement. Traffic will be detoured onto Ohio 235, Interstate 75 and Ohio 696 back to Ohio 12. Work is being performed by the Putnam County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 114 between Cloverdale and the north corporation limit of Kalida will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for resurfacing which began August 3. Work is expected to continue until mid-September. Work is being performed by Bluffton Paving, Bluffton.
 
U.S. 224 between Ohio 634 and Ohio 190 closed on August 10 for 30 days for a culvert replacement. Traffic will be detoured onto Ohio 634 and Ohio 190 back to U.S. 224. Work is being performed by Vernon Nagel, Napoleon.
 
Ohio 189 at the east edge of Ottoville closed May 27 for an emergency culvert repair. The road is closed for an indefinite amount of time. Traffic is being detoured onto Ohio 190, Ohio 634 and U.S. 224 back to Ohio 189.
 
Van Wert County
 
Ohio 49 from Willshire to U.S. 224 will be restricted to one lane for a chip seal project. Work is being performed by the Van Wert ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Wyandot County
 
Ohio 294 between Ohio 37 and Ohio 67 will be restricted to one lane on August 20 and August 21 for bridge patching and repair work. Work is being performed by BCC Ohio, New London, Ohio.
 
Ohio 67 between Ohio 294 and County Highway 64 will be closed beginning on August 18 for approximately 30 days for a culvert replacement and drainage project. Traffic will be detoured onto Ohio 294, Ohio 37 and Ohio 53. Work is being performed by Mark Haynes Construction, Norwalk.
 
Ohio 67 between Township Highway 31 and County Highway 30 which closed August 3 for a culvert replacement has reopened.
 
U.S. 23/30 northbound and southbound at Upper Sandusky is currently reduced to one lane through the work zone for bridge and 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 interchange with Ohio 199, Upper Sandusky Bridge deck repairs and resurfacing will impact the interchange as follows. Work is being performed by Kokosing Construction, Columbus:
 
·       U.S. 23 northbound entrance ramp from Ohio 199 has reopened.
·       U.S. 23 southbound exit ramp to Ohio 199 will be closed on August 17 for one day. Traffic will be detoured onto Ohio 53/Ohio 67 to U.S. 23 back to Ohio 199.
 
###
 
For more information contact:
Rhonda Pees, Public Information Officer, at (419) 999-6803
or email
D01.PIO@dot.state.oh.us