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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.
 
**Note: No work will take place on the Labor Day holiday unless otherwise stated**
 
Construction and Maintenance Projects
Week of September 7, 2015

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 at various locations from east of Delphos to Ohio 115 will be restricted through the work zone for patching of bridge decks. Lane closures will occur from approximately 8 a.m. until 2:30 each day on Tuesday and Wednesday of the week. Work is being performed by ODOT District 1 roadway services.
 
Ohio 81 between Sugar Street and Neubrecht Road is restricted occasionally while finish work continues on a pavement repair, curb and resurfacing project. Work is expected to be complete within the next two weeks. Work is being performed by R.B. Jergens Contractors Inc., Dayton.
 
Defiance County

There are no projects scheduled during the week which will have a significant effect on traffic.
 
Hancock County
 
Ohio 235 between Township Road 28 and Township Road 29 will be restricted to one lane at times during the week for bridge repair work. Work is being performed by BCC Ohio, New London.
 
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. Installation of handicap ramps between County Road 212 and Plaza Street is underway and will affect north-south movement on County Road 236 and Bright Road. Patching is underway between Main Street and the east end of the project limits. Work is being performed by Bluffton Paving, Bluffton.
 
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. All lanes are currently open and will remain open through Labor Day weekend. Beginning Tuesday, September 8th the northbound and southbound driving lanes will be closed while traffic will be traveling in the passing lanes. Work at the rest area ramps will be occurring in the coming weeks and may result in short-term access restrictions to the rest areas. 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 to one lane in each direction for the next few weeks for finish work such as pavement striping, installation of rumble strips and reflective pavement markers following a resurfacing project. All lanes will be open during the Labor Day weekend. Finish work on the ramps at the Ohio 15/U.S. 68 ramps will continue as well with traffic maintained. Work is being performed by the Shelly Company, Findlay.
 
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 309 just west of Kenton will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for work along the road shoulder at the railroad bridge. Work is being performed by the Hardin County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 67 between County Road 205 and Township Road 209 may be restricted to one lane at times through the work zone during a culvert replacement. Work is being performed by the Hardin County ODOT maintenance garage.

Ohio 31 south of the Ohio 31/Ohio 292 intersection will be closed beginning September 14 for approximately 30 days for a culvert replacement. Traffic will be detoured onto Ohio 292 and Ohio 47 back to Ohio 31. Work is being performed by Vernon Nagel, Inc., Napoleon.
 
Ohio 309 between Township Road 245 and County Road 18 will be closed beginning on September 14 for approximately three days for a culvert replacement. Traffic will be detoured onto Ohio 67 and Ohio 37 back to Ohio 309. Work is being performed by the Hardin County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 67 north of the village of Roundhead is now open following a bridge repair project.

Ohio 81 between County Road 159 east of Dunkirk and Township Road 165 closed August 31 for approximately 30 days for two culvert replacements. Traffic is detoured onto U.S. 68, U.S. 30, Ohio 37 and Ohio 53 back to Ohio 81. Work is being performed by Sand Ridge Excavating, Cloverdale.
 
Paulding County
 
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.
 
U.S. 127 from the south corporation limit of Paulding to the Van Wert County line will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for placement of berm stone. Work is being performed by the Paulding County ODOT maintenance garage.

Putnam County
 
Ohio 109 just north of Ohio 613, north of West Leipsic, will be closed for approximately five days beginning September 8 for a culvert repair. Traffic detoured onto Ohio 613, Ohio 108 and Ohio 18 back to Ohio 109. Work is being performed by the Putnam County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 12 east of Pandora, just east of Road 4, is now open following a culvert replacement project.
 
U.S. 224 between Ohio 634 and Ohio 190 closed on August 10 for 30 days for a culvert replacement. Traffic is detoured onto Ohio 634 and Ohio 190 back to U.S. 224. Work is being performed by Vernon Nagel, Napoleon.
 
U.S. 224 in Glandorf closed August 31 for approximately three days for a culvert replacement. Traffic is detoured onto Ohio 694, Ohio 115 and Ohio 15 back to U.S. 224. Work is being performed by the Putnam County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 189 at the east edge of Ottoville closed May 27 for an unplanned 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
 
U.S. 30 at various locations between U.S. 224 west of Van Wert to Middle Point will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for patching of bridge decks. Lane closures will occur from approximately 8 a.m. until 2:30 each day on Tuesday and Wednesday of the week. Work is being performed by ODOT District 1 roadway services.
 
Ohio 116 at the south end of Venedocia closed August 31 for approximately nine days for culvert replacements at three locations. Traffic is detoured onto U.S. 127 and Ohio 709 back to Ohio 116. Work is being performed by the Van Wert County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 49 south of U.S. 224 closed September 2 for approximately 10 days for an unplanned culvert replacement. Traffic detoured onto U.S. 33, Ohio 101 and U.S. 224 back to Ohio 49. Work is being performed by the Van Wert County ODOT garage.
 
Wyandot County
 
Ohio 67 north of Upper Sandusky will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for berm work. Work is being performed by the Wyandot County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 53 north of Upper Sandusky will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for berm work. Work is being performed by the Wyandot County ODOT maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 67 between Ohio 294 and County Highway 64 closed August 18 for approximately 30 days for a culvert replacement and drainage project. Traffic is detoured onto Ohio 294, Ohio 37 and Ohio 53 back to Ohio 67. Work is being performed by Mark Haynes Construction, Norwalk.
 
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. The project will continue through October. The zone will remain in place over the Labor Day holiday. Work is being performed by Kokosing Construction, Columbus.
 
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