Interstate 475 Maumee River Bridge

(Monday, February 27, 2012) - The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District Two announces that work will resume on the I-475 Maumee River bridge on Monday, March 5. 
Built in 1964, major bridge work is necessary to maintain this important interstate crossing.  Work on the bridge includes redecking as well as improvements to the expansion joints, approach slabs and bridge frame.  The parapet walls will also be upgraded. 
Interstate 475: Maumee River Bridge
Lucas County (90-11):
Beginning Monday, March 5 through July, northbound I-475, between SR 65 and U.S. 24, will be reduced to one lane for bridge work.
Lane restrictions on southbound I-475 and the closure of the ramps from eastbound and westbound U.S. 24 to southbound I-475 are scheduled to begin between Thursday, March 8 and Tuesday, March 13.  Exact closure date will be announced.  Project complete: November 2012. All work is weather permitting.
Due to the impact of traffic, ODOT encourages those who travel on I-475 to stay informed.  ODOT offers a variety of ways for you to get information regarding this project:
For more information contact:
The District Two Public Information Office at (419) 373-4428
or email