U.S. Route 24 New Construction Project
BOWLING GREEN (Tuesday, July 31, 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.
10. 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.
On Tuesday, July 31 at 6pm through Wednesday, August 1 at 6am, intermittent lane restrictions are possible on eastbound US 24 between Dutch Road and Fallen Timbers Lane for barrier wall relocation and striping. Following this work, effective Wednesday August 1, eastbound US 24 traffic from Dutch Road to Fallen Timbers Lane will switch to a small portion of the new alignment.
The following roads are closed for overpass construction:
· Through summer, Providence-Neapolis-Swanton Road, between Box Road and U.S. 24. Detour: Neowash Road; Jeffers Road; U.S. 24.
· Through summer, Patton Road, between Providence-Neapolis-Swanton Road and Manore Road. Detour: U.S. 24; Jeffers Road.
· Through July, TR 10 at U.S. 24. Detour for SR 424 to eastbound U.S. 24: southbound U.S. 6; eastbound SR 110; northbound SR 109; U.S. 24. Detour for westbound U.S. 24 to TR 10/SR 424: Westbound U.S. 24; westbound U.S. 6/24; Industrial Drive (Exit #41); eastbound U.S. 6/24 to the SR 424 interchange.
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.