Interstate 475/U.S. Route 23 Interchange Upgrade
BOWLING GREEN (Tuesday, May 17, 2016) - The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District Two announces the following update to the Interstate 475/US 23 interchange upgrade project in Lucas County. Updates are highlighted in bold and underlined:
Interstate 475/U.S. Route 23: Interchange Upgrade
Lucas County (184-14): Effective tonight at 9pm, through Wednesday, May 18 at 6am, the ramp from southbound US 23 to Central Avenue (Exit 13) will be closed for resurfacing. Detour: Airport Highway/SR 2 (Exit 8A); northbound I-475.
Effective Wednesday, May 18 at 9pm, through Thursday, May 19 at 6am, the ramp from westbound I-475 to Central Avenue (Exit 13) will be closed for resurfacing. Detour: northbound US 23; Monroe Street/SR 51 (Exit 234); southbound US 23.
Through May, southbound US 23 traffic is reduced to one lane from the I-475/US 23 split in Sylvania to Central Avenue. Overnight lane restrictions are possible at the interchange of I-475/US 23 from Central Avenue to N. Holland Sylvania Road. Project complete: June. All work is weather permitting.
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 this project 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.