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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.
 
Construction and Maintenance Projects
Week of November 16, 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.
 
Ohio 501 between Fort Amanda Road and Ohio 117 will close November 16 for five days for replacement of culverts at two locations. Traffic will be detoured onto Ohio 117 and Ohio 198 back to Ohio 501. Work is being performed by the ODOT Allen County maintenance garage.
 
Defiance County

Ohio 66 (North Clinton Street) northbound at U.S. 24 north of Defiance will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for sealing of pavement cracks. Work is being performed by the ODOT Defiance County maintenance garage.
 
Hancock County
 
Interstate 75 southbound exit ramp to U.S. 68/Ohio 15 will be closed for approximately four hours, possibly on Wednesday of the week, for grinding of the pavement. The closure will be in place from approximately 8 p.m. to midnight. Traffic detoured onto Interstate 75 southbound to Ohio 235 back to U.S. 68/Ohio 15. Work is being performed by the ODOT Hancock County maintenance garage.
Ohio 37 north of Mount Blanchard will be restricted to one lane through the work zone one day during the week, likely Wednesday or Thursday, for pavement grinding. Work is being performed by the ODOT Hancock County maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 235 north of the village of McComb will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for tree trimming. Work is being performed by the ODOT Hancock County maintenance garage.
 
U.S. 68 at select locations within Hardin and Hancock counties will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for placement of pavement markings following installation of rumble strips down the center line. Work will take place at the following locations. Work is being performed by ML Markings, Columbus:
-From the Logan County line to the south edge of the city of Kenton
-From north of the city of Kenton to the south edge of the village of Dunkirk
-North of the village of Arlington to the south edge of the city of Findlay
 
U.S. 224 from Trenton Avenue in Findlay to County Road 212 east of Findlay including Main Street is restricted at some locations for minor finish work following a resurfacing project. Work will continue through the week. Work is being performed by Bluffton Paving, Bluffton.
 
Ohio 15 resurfacing project is complete from the Findlay airport to Ohio 37 both eastbound and westbound and will be unrestricted by Saturday, November 14.
 
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
 
Sealing of pavement cracks will take place at the following locations during the week. Work is being performed by the ODOT Hardin County maintenance garage.
-Ohio 81 through the village of Dola.
-Ohio 31 between Ohio 292 and County Road 160
-Ohio 195 between Ohio 309 and County Road 110.
 
Ohio 53 near Grant from just north of County Road 90 and County Road 80 is now open.
 
Ohio 273 closure between Ohio 292 and Ohio 31 for a railroad crossing repair has been postponed.
 
U.S. 68 at select locations within Hardin and Hancock counties will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for placement of pavement markings following installation of rumble strips down the center line. Work will take place at the following locations. Work is being performed by ML Markings, Columbus:
-From the Logan County line to the south edge of the city of Kenton
-From north of the city of Kenton to the south edge of the village of Dunkirk
-North of the village of Arlington to the south edge of the city of Findlay
 
Ohio 31 in the village of Mount Victory closed October 30 and will remain closed until mid November for a railroad crossing repair. Traffic will be detoured onto Ohio 292 and Ohio 47 back to Ohio 31. Work is being performed by CSX Railroad and Vorst Paving.
 
Ohio 31 in the city of Kenton between Decatur Street and Espy Street closed October 28 for approximately two weeks for a railroad crossing repair. Traffic is detoured onto U.S. 68, County Road 140 (Letson Avenue) back to Ohio 31. Work is being performed by CSX Transportation.
 
Paulding County
 
Ohio 637 north of Ohio 613 will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for berm work. Work is being performed by the ODOT Paulding County maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 49 from the Van Wert County line to Ohio 111 will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for berm work. Work is being performed by the ODOT Paulding County maintenance garage.
 
Ohio 500 from Ohio 49 to Ohio 111 will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for sealing of recently-repaired areas of pavement. Work is being performed by the ODOT Paulding County maintenance garage.
 
U.S. 127 within Van Wert and Paulding counties will be restricted to one lane through the work zone during placement of pavement striping following installation of rumble strips down the center line. Work is taking place from the Mercer County line to the south edge of the village of Paulding, excluding the city of Van Wert. Work is being performed by ML Markings, Columbus.
 
Putnam County
 
Ohio 12 at the west edge of Columbus Grove closed October 7 for approximately five weeks for installation of sanitary sewer. Traffic detoured onto Ohio 65, U.S. 30 and Ohio 115 back to Ohio 12. Work is being performed by Underground Utilities, Inc.
 
Van Wert County
 
U.S. 224 from the Indiana line to the city of Van Wert will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for grinding and smoothing of areas of pavement. Work is being performed by the ODOT Van Wert County maintenance garage.
 
U.S. 30 throughout Van Wert County will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for grinding and smoothing of areas of pavement. Work is being performed by the ODOT Van Wert County maintenance garage.
 
U.S. 224 at Slane Road will be reduced to one lane through the work zone for ditch cleaning. Work is being performed by the ODOT Van Wert County maintenance garage.
 
U.S. 127 within Van Wert and Paulding counties will be restricted to one lane through the work zone during placement of pavement markings following the installation of rumble strips down the center line. Work is taking place from the Mercer County line to the south edge of the village of Paulding, excluding the city of Van Wert. Work is being performed by ML Markings, Columbus.
 
Wyandot County
 
U.S. 23/30 northbound and southbound from south of Ohio 182 to just south of County Road 47 at Upper Sandusky is restricted at certain locations for finish work following a bridge repair and resurfacing project. Work is being performed by Kokosing Construction, Columbus.
 
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Rhonda Pees, Public Information Officer, at (419) 999-6803
or email
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