Contact: ODOT District 1’s public information office
(419) 999-6803; D01.PIO@dot.ohio.gov
of July 31, 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 hours.
the latest in statewide construction visit www.ohgo.com.
contact us at 419-999-6803; D01.PIO@dot.ohio.gov for information regarding
highway construction in the area.
State Route 117 at various locations between Lima
and Spencerville will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for pavement
repair. Work is being performed by the ODOT Allen County maintenance garage.
State Route 117 just east of Thayer Road will
close August 5 for approximately seven days for pipeline installation. Traffic
detoured to Interstate 75, state Route 65 and state Route 67 back to state
Route 117. Work is being performed by Bolin Inc., Casey, Ill.
State Route 117 in the village of Spencerville
closed July 5 for approximately 60 days for a culvert replacement. Traffic
detoured onto state Route 66, state Route 197 and state Route 198 back to state
Route 117. Work is being performed by VTF Excavation, Celina.
U.S. 30 westbound at Beaverdam near
Reppert Road will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for approximately
two weeks for earth work along the highway. Work is being performed by the ODOT
Allen County maintenance garage.
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. Work is being performed by Eagle Bridge, Sidney. The following
are current impacts related to the project:
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.
northbound exit ramp from Interstate 75 to Napoleon Road closed May 30 for
- 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.
entrance ramp to Interstate 75 southbound from Napoleon Road will remain
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 available.
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
northbound ramps at the interchange remain open; however, left turns onto
Bentley Road from northbound Interstate 75 are not permitted.
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.
2/state Route 49 within the village of Hicksville will close August 1
for approximately two weeks for excavation of a manhole. Traffic detoured onto
state Route 18, U.S. 127 and U.S. 24 back to state Route 2 and state Route 49.
Work is being performed by Vernon Nagel Construction, Napoleon, for the village
Route 18 between township Road 115 and Glenberg Road will
close beginning August 28 for culvert replacements at three locations: two located
west of Sherwood, one east of Sherwood. Work is being performed by Vernon Nagel
Construction, Napoleon. Closures will occur consecutively as follows:
Culvert #1, located between Cicero Road and Rosedale
Road, will close August 28 for 25 days. Traffic detoured onto state Route 2,
state Route 249 and U.S. 127 back to state Route 18.
Culvert #2, located between Openlander Road and
Behnfeldt Road, will close for 25 days following completion of culvert #1.
Traffic detoured onto state Route 2, state Route 249 and U.S. 127 back to state
Culvert #3, located between Flickinger Road and
Glenberg Road, will close for 30 days following completion of culvert #2.
Traffic detoured onto U.S. 24 and U.S. 127 back to state Route 18.
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 Brothers, Archbold. The following closure is related to the
The entrance ramp from Baltimore
Street to westbound U.S. 24
closed July 10 for approximately 60 days. Traffic is detoured onto U.S. 24
eastbound to its interchange with state Route 15/state Route 18 back to U.S. 24
westbound. The ramp will remain closed for the duration of the project.
Route 66 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.
U.S. 127 between state Route 18 and
township Road 34, south of Sherwood, is closed for culvert replacements at two
locations. The route is expected to reopen to traffic early in the week. Traffic
detoured onto U.S. 24, state Route 15 and state Route 18 back to U.S. 127. Work
is being performed by VTF Construction, Celina.
75 traffic, both northbound and southbound, just south of state Route 235, north
of Bluffton, will be slowed or temporarily stopped for a brief period of
approximately 20 minutes on August 9 to allow for removal of overhead lines
over the interstate. Traffic is expected to be slowed at approximately 10 a.m.
During the operation, traffic will not be permitted to enter southbound
Interstate 75 from state Route 235. Work is being performed by Hancock Wood
Route 12 just east of Benton Ridge closed July 17 for approximately
60 days for a bridge deck repair. Traffic is detoured onto state Route 235,
U.S. 224 and Interstate 75 back to state Route 12. Work is being performed by
Global Outdoor Solutions, Cleveland.
Route 18 and state Route 613 from the Van Buren city line to the Fostoria city
line will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for chipping and
tarring of the roadway. Work is being performed by the ODOT Hancock County
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
is complete on both U.S. 224 and state Route 12. Pavement striping will
continue to restrict traffic.
State Route 37 from Lincoln Avenue to Blanchard
State Route 568 from Main Street to Beech Avenue
on state Route 37 and state Route 568 will not be completed until August to
allow work by the city of Findlay to take place.
68 from the Findlay airport to Eagle Creek, south of Findlay, will have daily
lane closures in both directions beginning early August for installation of
cable barrier in the median. Once work begins, it is expected to be completed
in approximately eight weeks. The project also includes the installation of
overhead lighting and the removal of the caution flasher at Western Avenue. Work
is being performed by Lake Erie Construction, Norwalk.
224 just west of
state Route 235 closed July 24 for approximately 30 days for a culvert
replacement. Traffic is 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
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. The ramp is expected to
reopen at some point during the week. 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.
Removal of pavement reflectors and pavement repairs
will take place at the following locations with traffic maintained through the
work zone. Work is being performed by the ODOT Hardin County maintenance
State Route 53 between Forest and Patterson
State Route 385 throughout Hardin County
Route 31 between
township Road 265 and state Route 273, north of Mount Victory, will be
restricted to one lane through the work zone beginning August 7 during bridge
repair work. Work is being performed by Crossroads Construction, Cambridge.
will be affected by the project as follows:
project will occur on a bridge over Painter Creek just south of township Road
206, and a bridge over Wolf Creek north of township Road 265.
will affect only one bridge at a time. Traffic will be initially maintained
lane restrictions will occur during nighttime hours or weekends.
early September, state Route 31 will close and traffic will be detoured for 14
days. Traffic will be detoured onto state Route 292 and state Route 273 back to
state Route 31.
will complete in early October.
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. The project is
expected to be complete in early August. 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, Cambridge.
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.
State Route 114 just east of state Route 49 will
be restricted to one lane through the work zone for drainage tile repair. Work
is being performed by the ODOT Paulding County maintenance garage.
State Route 190 just north of township Road Q,
north of Fort Jennings, will close July 31 for approximately two weeks for a
culvert replacement. Traffic detoured onto state Route 634 and U.S. 224 back to
state Route 190. Work is being performed by the ODOT Putnam County maintenance
VAN WERT COUNTY
The following routes and locations will be
restricted at times to one lane through the work zone until fall for
resurfacing. Work is being performed by Shelly Co., Findlay:
U.S. 33 from the Indiana state line to the Mercer
State Route 118 from the Mercer County line to Ervin
State Route 49 from the Mercer County line to the
U.S. 33 overlap
State Route 81 from the Indiana state line to U.S.
U.S. 224 from township Road 77 to the CSX railroad
Berm repair will take place at the following
locations with traffic restricted to one lane through the work zone. Work is
being performed by the ODOT Van Wert County maintenance garage:
State Route 49 from Willshire to U.S. 224
State Route 117 throughout Van Wert County
State Route 81 west of state Route 118 to Willshire
30 is restricted to one lane through the work zone at the following
locations for projects which will repair the pavement and joints, improve
drainage and resurface the route. Work
is being performed by Shelly Company, Findlay:
just east of township Road 127 to just east of county Road 185.
U.S. 224 to near the Indiana state line
The following locations will be reduced to one lane
through the work zone for removal of pavement reflectors. Work is being
performed by the ODOT Wyandot County maintenance garage:
State Route 293 from state Route 53 to Wharton
State route 37 from Marseilles to Forest
Route 53 between
Upper Sandusky and state Route 37, Forest, is restricted to one lane through
the work zone for resurfacing. The project will complete in mid August. Work is
being performed by Kokosing Construction Co., Columbus.
23 and state Route 15 near
their interchange with state Route 103, south of Carey, is 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 traffic impacts related to the project:
traffic has been shifted to the east side of the road and is reduced to
one lane in each direction between county Highway 97 and county Highway 95
for the removal of structures on the U.S. 23 southbound, state Route 15
eastbound lanes. Traffic will remain in this pattern for approximately two
months. All ramps at state Route 103 will remain open during this phase.
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
- The project also includes the upcoming
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.