U.S. Route 24 in Lucas County
BOWLING GREEN (Monday, July 9, 2012) - The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District Two announces the following update concerning construction on the U.S. 24 project. 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.
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.
On Thursday, July 12, from 6am until 3pm, short term intermittent ramp closures are possible from eastbound US 24 to Fallen Timbers Lane for paving. Suggested alternate route; I-475 interchange; US 24. All work is weather permitting.
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.