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Mahoning County

Weekly Traffic Advisory

 

August 8, 2008

***NEW***

 

State Routes 164, 165, 170, 617 and Interstate 680 in Beaver, Boardman and Springfield Townships

(Monday, August 11 – Until further notice)

Beginning Monday, August 11, SR 164 from Miley Rd. in North Lima to Western Reserve Rd. will have various daytime lane restrictions for resurfacing. Traffic will be maintained with flaggers. This work is the beginning of a $2.9 million project to resurface State Routes 164, 165, 170 and 617 and I-680 in Beaver, Boardman and Springfield Townships. The entire project is scheduled to be complete by late June 2009.  

U.S. Route 224 in Boardman Township

(Friday, August 8 and Saturday, August 9)

Traffic pattern changes are occurring at the US 224/Tippecanoe Rd./SR 625 intersection. Throughout the morning hours of Friday, August 8 and Saturday, August 9, US 224 eastbound will be reduced to one lane at this intersection. This section of US 224 eastbound will return to two lanes by approximately 12 noon each day.

(Saturday afternoon, August 9 – Until further notice)

At approximately 12 noon on Saturday, August 9, US 224 at the intersection of Tippecanoe Rd./SR 625  will have two lanes of traffic in each directions plus a mutual left turn lane until further notice. This work is part of a $4.1 million project to widen the approaches of the US 224 intersection with Tippecanoe Rd./SR 625. The entire project is scheduled to be complete by July 2009. 

State Route 170 in Springfield Township

(Monday, August 11 – Until further notice)

Beginning Monday, August 11, SR 170 from just north of the SR 617/Garfield Rd. intersection to the Ohio Turnpike is scheduled to close until early November for roadway re-construction. The detour will be SR 617 to SR 165 to SR 626 to SR 164 to I-680 to US 224. This work is the beginning of a $1.8 million project to improve the intersection of SR 170 (Youngstown-Pittsburg Rd.) and SR 617/E. Garfield Rd. as well as pavement widening and replacement on SR 170 from the intersection to the Ohio Turnpike. The entire project is scheduled to be complete by late July 2009.

 

***ONGOING***

 

State Route 11 Rest Areas

(Until further notice)

The rest areas located along both directions of SR 11 approximately four miles from the Columbiana County line in Mahoning County are closed for repair work.  

State Route 11 in the City of Canfield and Beaver Township

(Until further notice)

  • Kirk Rd. over SR 11 is closed through mid October. The detour is Raccoon Rd. to New Rd. to SR 46.
  • Western Reserve Rd. over SR 11 is closed through mid August. The detour is New Buffalo Rd. to SR 165 to Detwiler Rd.
  • SR 11 from Western Reserve Rd. to Mahoning Ave. has various lane restrictions in either or both directions.

This work is part of a $7 million project to re-deck and paint bridges over SR 11 at Mahoning Ave. and Western Reserve, Kirk, and New roads. The entire project is scheduled to be complete by late August 2009.

U. S. Route 62 in Green Township

(Until further notice)

US 62 between Calla Rd. and SR 165 is closed through late September for bridge construction. The detour is SR 165 to SR 45 to US 224 to SR 446. This work is part of a $2.1 million project to resurface and improve US 62 from the Columbiana County line to the southern Canfield corporation limit as well as the replacement of the US 62 bridge over the Little Beaver Creek. The entire project is scheduled to be complete by late October 2008.  

Interstate 80 in Austintown Township

(Until further notice)

  • Lipkey Rd. under I-80 is closed until mid September. The detour is Silica Rd. to SR 45 to Mahoning Ave.
  • North Turner Rd. under I-80 is closed until mid August. The detour is Silica Rd. to Ohltown Rd. to North Turner Rd.
  • I-80 from the Ohio Turnpike to the I-80/SR 11 interchange has two lanes open in each direction.

This work is part of a $91.5 million major widening and reconstruction project of I-80 between the Ohio Turnpike and the I-80/SR 11 interchange. The project includes the reconstruction and replacement of the existing 2,500-foot twin bridges over the Meander Creek Reservoir. The entire project is scheduled to be complete by October 2009. 

U.S. Route 224 and State Route 7 (Market Street) and in the City of Youngstown and Beaver Township

(Until further notice)

US 224 from West Blvd. to the Southern Park Mall and SR 7 from SR 625 (Midlothian Blvd.) to SR 164 (South Ave.) has various lane restrictions for resurfacing. This work is part of the $3.6 million project to resurface SR 7 from SR 625 (Midlothian Blvd.) to SR 164 (South Ave.) and US 224 from West Blvd. to the Southern Park Mall. The entire project is scheduled to be complete by late September 2008.  

State Route 534 in Goshen Township

(Until further notice)

SR 534 from the Columbia County line to SR 165 has various daytime lane restrictions for resurfacing. Traffic is maintained with flaggers. This work is part of a $400,000 project to resurface SR 534 from the Columbia County line to SR 165. The entire project is scheduled to be complete by late September 2008.  

Interstate 680 and State Route 7 (Market Street) in the City of Youngstown

(Until further notice)

I-680 under Market St. (SR 7) is reduced to two lanes in each direction with a height restriction (reduced to 14’ for a 200-foot distance under the bridge).  In addition, Market St. (SR 7) over I-680 and between Pyatt St. and Ridge Ave. is reduced to one lane in each direction until late September. This work is part of a $2.4 million project to re-deck and paint the Market St. bridge over I-680. The entire project is scheduled to be complete by late May 2009. 

Calvary Run Drive in Mill Creek Metro Park

(Until further notice)

Calvary Run Dr. between Bella Vista Ave. and Milton Ave. is currently closed through early September as part of a stream mitigation project. The detour is Milton Ave. to Price Rd. to Bella Vista Ave. This work is the beginning of a $1 million project which will enhance the degraded Calvary Run stream located in the Mill Creek Metro Park. The project’s main focus is to improve water quality, stream stability and plant and animal species diversity. This project will also modify and improve the stream to resemble what it would be under natural circumstances. The stream will be mitigated beginning at Belle Vista Ave. and continuing all the way to Lake Glacier. The entire project is scheduled to be completed by October 2009.