For Immediate Release
April 18, 2012
UPCOMING WORK UPDATED Friday @ 2:30 PM
In Franklin County
The following work is planned in the Franklin County area on the specified dates and times. All work is weather dependent; it may be postponed or cancelled without prior notice.
I-71 Temporarily Closed This Weekend for Bridge Project
Interstate traffic maintained using exit and entrance ramps
I-71 will still be closed in both directions at 11th Avenue this weekend. Traffic will be maintained using the ramps.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18
At 9 p.m., I-71 will be reduced to two lanes in both directions at the 11th Avenue bridge to prepare for weekend work. All lanes open by 5 a.m. Thursday.
NO WORK ON THURSDAY
FRIDAY, APRIL 20
BUSY NIGHT SO PLEASE DON’T BARREL THROUGH THE WORK ZONE.
7 p.m. – The following ramps will close:
17th Avenue to I-71 south
5th Avenue to I-71 north
All ramps at 11th Avenue
8 p.m. – I-71 south is reduced to two lanes at 11th Avenue.
9:30 p.m. I-71 south maintained using the entrance and exit ramps at 11th Avenue. Also at 10:30, motorists travelling from I-670 in either direction to I-71 north will be forced to exit at 5th Avenue and follow the detour to 4th Street to Hudson to I-71 north or south.
10 p.m. – I-71 north is reduced to two lanes at 11th Avenue.
11 p.m., I-71 north maintained using the entrance and exit ramps at 11th Avenue.
Two lanes of I-71 in each direction will be maintained on the ramps.
All lanes and ramps on I-71 will be open by 5 a.m. on Monday, April 23. The 11th Avenue bridge over I-71 will remain closed.
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