I-475 Widening and Dorr Street Interchange Construction Project Announcement
Lane restrictions beginning next week
BOWLING GREEN (Friday, November 15) - The long-awaited I-475 widening project between Central Avenue/US 20 and Airport Highway/SR 2, including adding an interchange at Dorr St., is about to begin.
The $45.2 million project includes:
- Widening I-475 from Central Avenue/US 20 to Airport Highway/SR 2
- Constructing new, widened I-475 bridges over Hill Avenue and Dorr Street
- Adding a roundabout interchange at Dorr Street
Beginning the week of November 18, there will be overnight lane restrictions on I-475 between Airport Highway and Bancroft Street to shift traffic to the outside shoulders and lanes of I-475. I-475 will remain two, 11' lanes in each direction, with the exception of overnight hours. Crews will also begin drainage and waterline work along Dorr Street between Holland-Sylvania Road and McCord Road, which will include lane restrictions.
The project being constructed by Miller Brothers Construction is expected to be complete in November 2021. More restrictions and local road closures will be announced.
Widening and Interchange Construction
Project 470-19/PID 88084
Monday, November 18 through Summer 2021
Overnight lane restrictions possible on I-475 between Airport Hwy. and Bancroft St.
Lane restrictions possible on Dorr St. between Holland-Sylvania Rd. and McCord Rd.
Additional restrictions will be announced
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ODOT contact information:
ODOT District 2 public information office
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The Ohio Department of Transportation maintains the state's largest man-made asset - the transportation system. ODOT's mission is to provide the safe and easy movement of people and goods from place to place. As a $2.8 billion per year enterprise, ODOT invests the bulk of its resources in system preservation through maintenance, construction and snow and ice operations.
The environmental review, consultation and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for these projects are being, or have been, carried out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.