For Immediate Release
June 29, 2012
in Morrow County
The following work is planned in the Morrow County area on the specified dates and times. All work is weather dependent; it may be postponed or cancelled without prior notice.
SATURDAY, JUNE 30
Interstate 71/State Route 61 – (NEW) I-71 north will be closed at SR 61 from 4 a.m. to 6 a.m. Drivers should use the exit and entrance ramps to go up and over to get back on I-71.
One lane of I-71 north will reopen at 6 a.m. All lanes will be open by 9 a.m.
County Road 121 – The County Road 121 Bridge over I-71 in Morrow County will close Monday May 14th for approximately two months. The closure will allow construction crews to build a new bridge as part of the widening project on I-71 in Morrow and Richland Counties.
State Route 61 – SR 61 south is closed on the bridge over I-71, but one lane of northbound traffic will be maintained. The detour for SR 61 south is I-71 south to SR 36 in Delaware County to I-71 north to SR 61 south. Estimated Completion: August 2012
US Route 42 – Starting at 6 a.m., US 42 will close in both directions between Westpoint Bellville and Johnsville-Waterford Road for bridge replacement. The bridge will be closed for 90 days. The detour will be US 42 to SR 97 to SR 314 to US 42 or reverse. Estimated completion: September 2.
For up-to-date traffic information, construction information and road conditions, 24-hours a day, visit www.BuckeyeTraffic.org.