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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 November 24, 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 the fall. Work is being performed by Platinum Painting, Boardman.

Defiance County

 

Defiance County does not have any projects this week that will affect 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 are in effect or will occur in the upcoming weeks:

 

Interstate 75 

 

-Both the northbound and southbound lanes are currently narrowed and shifted approaching the U.S. 224 interchange. However, lane widths and shifts are expected to be restored to their original configuration by the Thanksgiving holiday​​, weather permitting.

 

-Lane restrictions will continue both northbound and southbound for overhead work at the bridge. Restrictions will occur between 9 p.m. and 10 a.m.

 

U.S. 224 

 

-All ramps at the interchange are open.

-All lanes on U.S. 224 are now open and in their final configuration; however, individual lane closures on U.S. 224 between County Road 300 and Broad Avenue will be necessary over the next several weeks to complete work on the project.

 

-Motorists are cautioned to watch for construction vehicles entering and exiting at various locations throughout the work zone on U.S. 224 and along the interchange ramps. 

 

 

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Hardin County

 

Ohio 309 from the Marion County line to the city of Kenton corporation limits will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for the sealing of pavement cracks. Traffic will be maintained with flaggers. Work is being performed by the Hardin County ODOT maintenance garage.

 

Paulding County 

 

Ohio 613 west of U.S. 127 will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for the sealing of pavement cracks. Traffic will maintained with flaggers. Work is being performed by the Paulding County ODOT maintenance garage.

 

Putnam County

 

U.S. 224 between Ottawa and the Hancock County Line will be restricted through the work zone for the cutting of trees. Work is being performed by the Putnam County ODOT maintenance garage.

 

U.S. 224 in the village of Ottawa just west of the railroad crossing will close for one day on November 24, 2014 for the demolition of a building. A local detour will be utilized for the closure. Work is being performed by Hume Supply and the village of Ottawa.

 

Ohio 12 between Road T-4 and Road C-3 that was to close on November 12 for three days for a culvert replacement has been delayed for weather until further notice. Depending on temperatures, the project could possibly be delayed until Spring 2015. Work is being performed by the Putnam County ODOT maintenance garage.

 

Van Wert County

 

U.S. 30 in the eastbound driving lane from the Paulding County Line to Middle Point Weitzel Road will be restricted through the work zone for sealing of pavement cracks. Work is being performed by the Van Wert County ODOT maintenance garage.

 

Wyandot County

 

Ohio 53/67 (8th Street/Marseilles Avenue) in the city of Upper Sandusky from High Street to Wyandot Avenue is open and traffic is being maintained through the work zone while work related to the water line installation and pavement repair is completed. The project is expected to continue until mid-November. Work is being performed by Park Enterprises, Marion.

 

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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​