Interstate 75: Widening Project
BOWLING GREEN (Tuesday, May 26, 2015) - The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District Two announces the following update to the I-75 widening project. Work was adjusted due to weather. Updates are highlighted in bold and underlined:
Interstate 75: Widening
Wood & Hancock Counties (170-14, 199-14, 237-14 & 3000-14): *Effective Tuesday, May 26 at 10pm, through Friday, May 29, motorists are advised of traffic pattern changes throughout this work zone.*
Through Friday, May 29, daily, the ramp from southbound I-75 to SR 64 (Exit 181) and the ramp from SR 64 to southbound I-75 will have daily 11- foot width restrictions for pavement installation. Additionally, on Monday, June 1 at 12:01am through 5am, the ramp from southbound I-75 to SR 64 (Exit 181) and the ramp from SR 64 to southbound I-75 will be closed for pavement installation. Suggested alternate route: Dunbridge Road; US 6. On Monday, June 1 at 6am, through October, traffic on southbound I-75, between Devils Hole Road and Gypsy Lane Road will be redirected onto new pavement. *Motorists are advised of traffic pattern changes throughout this work zone.
Effective immediately, the ramp from southbound I-75 to westbound I-475 will be reduced to one lane. Effective, Thursday, May 28 at 9am, the ramp from eastbound I-475 to northbound I-75 will be reduced to one lane permanently.
On Effective Thursday, May 28 at 8pm, through Friday, May 29 at 6am, expect restrictions and short-term rolling traffic stoppages on northbound I-75, from Roachton Road to US 20 for traffic pattern change. Following this work, through December, one lane of northbound I-75 traffic, from Roachton Road to US 20, will be maintained in the northbound lane and one lane of northbound I-75 traffic, from Roachton Road to US 20, will be relocated to the southbound I-75 lane and separated by barrier wall.
Through 2016, southbound I-75 is reduced to two lanes from US 20 to I-475 in Perrysburg.
Through November, overnight, from 7pm until 6am, single lane restrictions are possible on I-75 between the I-75/I-475 interchange in Perrysburg to CR 99 in Hancock County. Through 2016, 11-foot lane width restrictions are in place on I-75 between US 20 in Perrysburg to CR 99 in Hancock County. 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.