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Traffic Notice
Ohio Department of Transportation
Office of Communications District Two

For immediate release:
January 29, 2009

I-280 Trench Project *UPDATED*

Bowling Green:   ODOT District Two announces the following update to the I-280 Trench Project. Updates are highlighted in bold and underlined.

5. Interstate 280: Trench Project (*Updated*)
Lucas County (493-08):
Front and Summit streets will be realigned to intersect with the Craig Bridge. Work includes filling the existing I-280 trench and reconnecting city streets in Toledo.

North Erie Street between Bush Street and Ash Street is open to two-way traffic. The temporary tie-in to Summit Street from the Craig Bridge is open. Sidewalks on the Craig Bridge are now closed to pedestrian traffic until fall 2009.

Through June 2009, Ontario Street and Michigan Street, between Buckeye Street and Ash Street, will close for structure removal and roadway replacement. Detour: Buckeye Street; Ash Street; Erie Street; Buffalo Street.

On Friday, January 30 at 9am, through Summer 2010, westbound Front Street between Dearborn Avenue and the ramp to northbound I-280, will be closed for bridge removal. Eastbound Front Street will be restriped to allow for single lane bi-directional traffic. Additionally, the ramp from Front Street to northbound Craig Bridge (SR 65) and the ramps from southbound Craig Bridge (SR 65) to eastbound and westbound Front Street will be closed. Craig Bridge access: southbound I-280; Navarre Avenue; northbound I-280.

FOR A VISUAL LINK TO THIS AREA: http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en&ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=103416176847765678877.0004617bbf5f0c8282f7f&t=h&z=14

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

For Further Information Contact:
Ohio Department of Transportation
Office of Communications District Two
(419) 373-4428