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Central Avenue Bridge Project *Updated*

 

Bowling Green: ODOT District Two announces the following update to the Central Avenue Bridge Project. Updates are highlighted in bold and underlined.

Lucas/Wood County
1. Interstate 75/Central Avenue : Bridge Replacement
Lucas County (340-08):
Replacement of three bridges at Central Avenue, Douglas Road and Auburn Avenue for the widening of I-475/I-75. Intermittent shoulder closures are possible on I-75 in both directions at the Central Avenue bridge.

Through March, nightly from 10pm until 6am, intermittent overnight lane restrictions and intermittent, short-term (approximately 15 minute) total closures in both directions are possible on I-75 at the Central Avenue bridge for bridge installation.

Beginning Monday evening, February 23, until Wednesday morning, February 25, nightly from 10pm until 6am, the ramp from eastbound I-475 to northbound I-75 will be closed. Detour: southbound I-75; Detroit Avenue; northbound I-75.

Beginning Wednesday evening, February 25, until Friday morning, February 27, nightly from 10pm until 6am, the right lane of northbound I-75 at Central Avenue will be closed. Additionally, from 10pm until 6am, there will be intermittent, short-term (15-minute) closures of northbound I-75 at Central Avenue.

Beginning Friday evening, February 27, until Saturday morning, February 28, and Monday evening, March 2, until Tuesday morning, March 3, nightly from 10pm until 6am, the ramp from eastbound I-475 to northbound I-75 will be closed. Detour: southbound I-75; Detroit Avenue; northbound I-75. The left lane of northbound I-75 at Central Avenue will also be closed. Additionally, there will be intermittent short-term (15-minute) closures of northbound I-75 at Central Avenue. All work is weather permitting.

The Central Avenue bridge over I-75 is closed to traffic and pedestrians until October 2009. Central Avenue detour: Two-way traffic is permitted on the service roads between Willys Parkway and Central Avenue. Project complete: October 2010. All work is weather permitting.

The four interchange ramps from Willys Parkway and North Cove Boulevard to I-75 and I-475 are closed until October 2009:
o The ramp from northbound I-75 to Jeep Parkway/Willys Parkway (Exit 205A) is closed. Detour: Berdan Avenue (Exit 205B); Jeep Parkway.
o The ramp from eastbound I-475 to Jeep Parkway/Willys Parkway (Exit 205A) is closed. Detour: I-75, Berdan Avenue exit (Exit 205B); Jeep Parkway.
o The ramp from Jeep Parkway/Willys Parkway to southbound I-75 is closed. Detour: North Cove Boulevard; Central Avenue; Kelly Avenue; eastbound I-475.
o The ramp from North Cove Boulevard to westbound I-475 is closed. Detour: Central Avenue; Upton Avenue.

 

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