Interstate 75/475 in Lucas County
BOWLING GREEN (Wednesday, March 28, 2012) - The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District Two announces the following update to the I-75/475 interchange upgrade project in Lucas County. Updates are highlighted in bold and underlined.
 
1. Interstate 75/475: Interchange Upgrade
Lucas County (281-10):
 Upgrade the I-75/I-475 interchange, widen I-475 from Rushland Avenue to I-75, and construct a new interchange at ProMedica Parkway.

INTERSTATE RESTRICTIONS
Through 2012, the right lane in both directions of I-475, between Monroe Street and I-75, is restricted. Additional lane restrictions are possible, overnight from 7pm to 6am, on I-475 in both directions from Rushland Avenue to I-75 and on I-75 in both directions from Detroit Avenue to Berdan Avenue.

RAMP RESTRICTIONS 
  • Tonight at 10pm until Thursday, March 29 at 6am, the ramp from eastbound I-475 to northbound I-75 will be closed for pavement repair. Detour: southbound I-75; Detroit Avenue (Exit 203); northbound I-75.
  • Through July, the ramp from westbound I-475 to Douglas Road is closed. Detour: Secor Road (Exit 17); Monroe Street.
  • Through August, the ramp from Douglas Road to eastbound I-475 is closed.  Detour: Detour: Monroe Street; Secor Road; I-475.
  • Through 2013, the ramp from Monroe Street to eastbound I-475 is closed. Detour: Secor Road; eastbound I-475.
  • Through 2013, the ramp from North Cove Boulevard to westbound I-475 is closed. Detour: Central Avenue; Upton Avenue; westbound I-475.
  • The ramp from Upton/Kelley Avenue to eastbound I-475 is permanently closed. Detour: Central Avenue; Jeep Parkway; I-75. The ramp from ProMedica Parkway to eastbound I-475 is scheduled to open by fall 2012.
  • Through 2013, the ramp from eastbound I-475 to Jeep Parkway is closed. Detour: northbound I-75; Berdan Avenue (Exit 205B); Jeep Parkway.
 
CITY STREET TRAFFIC
 
  • Through Friday, March 30, nightly from 8pm until 6am, Central Avenue at I-475 will be closed for bridge work. Detour: Auburn; Upton Avenue; Monroe Street.
  • Through Friday, March 30, nightly from 8pm until 6am, Central Avenue at I-475 will be closed for bridge work. Detour: Auburn; Upton Avenue; Monroe Street.
  • Through 2013, Upton Avenue, between Georgia Avenue and Central Avenue and Central Avenue, between Upton Avenue and Jackman Road are reduced to one lane in each direction.
  • Through 2013, Sherbrooke Road, between Groveland Road and Marlow Road, is closed. Detour: Monroe Street; Douglas Road; Berdan Avenue.
  • Through 2012, Giant Street, between Upton Avenue and Bigelow Street, is closed for sewer relocation. Suggested alternate route: Jackman Road.

Project complete: Fall 2013. All work is weather permitting.
 
Up-to-the-minute road conditions are always available by logging onto www.BuckeyeTraffic.org. 
   
 
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For more information contact:
The District Two Public Information Office at (419) 373-4428
or email
D02.PIO@dot.state.oh.us