Interstate 75 Widening in Wood and Hancock Counties
BOWLING GREEN (Tuesday, May 17, 2016) - The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District Two announces the following update to the Interstate 75 widening project in Wood and Hancock Counties. Updates are highlighted in bold and underlined:
Interstate 75: Widening
Wood & Hancock Counties (170-14, 199-14, 237-14 & 3000-14):
Effective Tuesday, May 17, through Thursday, May 19, nightly from 7pm until 6am, lane restrictions are possible on I-75, between SR 18 (Exit 167) and CR 99 (Exit 161), for placement of traffic on new pavement. Motorists are advised of traffic pattern changes throughout this work zone.
Through November, overnight, from 7pm until 6am, single lane restrictions are possible on I-75 between the I-75/I-475 interchange in Perrysburg and CR 99 in Hancock County. Through December, southbound I-75 is reduced to two lanes from US 20 to I-475 in Perrysburg. Through December, 11-foot lane width restrictions are in place on I-75 between US 20 in Perrysburg and CR 99 in Hancock County.
· Effective Sunday, May 22 at 9pm, until Monday, May 23 at 6am, the ramp from I-475 to southbound I-75 will be closed for pavement work. Detour: northbound I-75; SR 795 (Exit 195).
· Effective Monday, May 23 through September, the ramp from northbound I-75 to westbound I-475 in Perrysburg will be closed for bridge work. Detour: SR 795 (Exit 195); southbound I-75.
· Effective Monday, May 23, through September, the ramp from eastbound I-475 to northbound I-75 in Perrysburg will be closed for bridge work. Detour: southbound I-75; SR 582 (Exit 187).
· Through October, southbound I-75 to westbound I-475 is reduced to one 11-foot lane for pavement installation.
· Through July, 11-foot lane width restrictions are in place on the ramps from northbound and southbound I-75 to Cygnet Road (Exit 171) and from Cygnet Road to northbound and southbound I-75.
Through May, Bays Road at I-75 is closed for bridge work. Detour: SR 25; SR 281; Solether Road.
Through December, Township Road 101 in Hancock County, between CR 220 and TR 142, is closed for bridge work over I-75.
Project complete: October 2017. 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.