U.S. Route 24 New Construction Project Update
BOWLING GREEN (Thursday, August 9, 2012) - The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District Two announces the following update on the U.S. Route 24 new highway construction in Lucas and Henry counties.  Updates are highlighted in bold and underlined.

U.S. Route 24: New Highway Construction
Lucas & Henry Counties (8015-09 & 201-09): Construction of a newly aligned four-lane divided highway from U.S. 24 Waterville to Napoleon. Motorists may encounter construction vehicles working near the new alignment throughout the project. Through September, U.S. 24, between Dutch Road and Fallen Timbers Lane, is reduced to one lane in both directions.   Through September, US 24, between Henry TR-10 and SR 424 will be reduced to one lane in both directions for tie-in work.
Beginning Monday, August 13 through Friday, August 17, expect intermittent lane restrictions on US 24 between Fallen Timbers Lane and Canal Road for resurfacing.  Traffic will be maintained by flaggers.
The following roads are closed for overpass construction:
·         Through August, Providence-Neapolis-Swanton Road, between Box Road and U.S. 24. Detour: Neowash Road; Jeffers Road; U.S. 24.
·         Through August, Patton Road, between Providence-Neapolis-Swanton Road and Manore Road. Detour: U.S. 24; Jeffers Road.
·         Work on TR 10 at U.S. 24 is now complete. 
The entire new U.S. 24 alignment, from Waterville to Napoleon, is scheduled to open to traffic in September 2012.  Project complete: May 2013. All work is weather permitting