U.S Route 24: New Highway Construction
 
BOWLING GREEN (Wednesday, December 21, 2011) - The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District Two announces the following update to the US 24 new highway construction project in Lucas and Henry Counties.  The open to traffic date for the new alignment has been extended to September 2012 due to weather.  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 2012, U.S. 24, between Dutch Road and Fallen Timbers Lane, is reduced to one lane in both directions.  The new US 24 alignment, between Napoleon and Waterville, is scheduled to open to traffic in September 2012.
 
The following roads are closed for overpass construction:
  • Through summer of 2012, Providence-Neapolis-Swanton Road, between Box Road and U.S. 24. Detour: Neowash Road; Jeffers Road; U.S. 24.
  • Through summer of 2012, Patton Road, between Providence-Neapolis-Swanton Road and Manore Road. Detour: U.S. 24; Jeffers Road.
  • Through July 2012, 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. 
Project complete: May 2013. All work is weather permitting.
 
U.S. Route 24: New Highway Construction
Henry County (152-08):
Construction of a newly aligned four-lane divided highway from the current U.S. 24 east of Napoleon to Henry County Road 4A is complete. This portion of the new alignment will open to traffic in September 2012.

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For more information contact:
The District 2 Public Information office at (419) 373-4428
or email
D02.PIO@dot.state.oh.us