US Route 24 in Lucas County
BOWLING GREEN (Wednesday, March 28, 2012) - 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. Updates are highlighted in bold and underlined.
3. 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. Beginning Monday, April 2, through September, US 24, between Henry TR-10 and SR 424 will be reduced to one lane in both directions for tie-in work.

Lane restrictions scheduled on Neowash Road over US 24 for vandal fence installation are now complete.

The following roads are closed for overpass construction:
·    Through summer 2012, Providence-Neapolis-Swanton Road, between Box Road and U.S. 24. Detour: Neowash Road; Jeffers Road; U.S. 24.
·    Through summer 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. 
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.
For more information contact:
The District 2 Public Information office at (419) 373-4428
or email