Interstate 75: Disalle Bridge in Lucas County Update

Bowling Green: ODOT District Two announces the following update to the I-75: Disalle Bridge Deck overlay project.  Updated information is highlighted in bold and underlined.

Lucas and Wood Counties (8019-09):  Bridge deck overlay on I-75, in both directions, from Wales Road to Collingwood Boulevard, including the Disalle Bridge.  Motorists can expect lane restrictions and closures of various ramps in this area. 

Through November, I-75, in both directions, from Wales Road to Collingwood Boulevard (Exit. 201A) is reduced to two lanes.  Additionally, the ramp from South Avenue to southbound I-75 is closed.  Detour: northbound I-75; Collingwood Avenue (Exit 201A); southbound I-75. 

Beginning tonight at 10pm through Thursday, August 6 at 6am, northbound I-75, from Wales Road to Erie Street, will be reduced to one lane for traffic shift and barrier wall installation.   Additionally, beginning tonight at 10pm, the following ramps will be closed by Thursday, August 6 at 6am through November 2009:

  • Ramp from Wales Road to northbound I-75.  Detour:  southbound I-75; Buck Road; northbound I-75.
  • Ramp from westbound Miami Street (SR 65) to northbound I-75.  Detour:  southbound I-75; Buck Road; northbound I-75.
  • Ramp from eastbound Miami Street (SR 65) to northbound I-75.  Detour:  southbound I-75; Buck Road; northbound I-75.
  • Ramp from northbound I-75 to Miami Street (SR 65) (Exit 199).  Detour:  northbound I-75; Collingwood Boulevard (Exit 201A); southbound I-75; Miami Street.
  • Ramp from South Avenue to southbound I-75.  Detour:  northbound I-75; Collingwood Avenue (Exit 201A); southbound I-75.

Motorists traveling northbound I-75 should take note of this traffic shift.  Beginning Thursday, August 6 at 6am through November 2009, northbound I-75 will be reduced to two lanes of traffic, with the above ramp closures.  At this time, the northbound lanes will be separated by a concrete barrier.  Northbound I-75 motorists wanting to use the exits to South Avenue (Exit 200) MUST USE THE RIGHT LANE UPON ENTERING TRAFFIC SHIFT AT WALES ROAD.  Delays are possible.  Alternate route: I-475.

Project complete: October 2010.  All work is weather permitting.

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