For Immediate Release
May 22, 2012
Morrow County Ramps at I-71/SR 61 to Open Ahead of Schedule
7:00 A.M. Wednesday
WEDNESDAY, MAY 23
Interstate 71/State Route 61 – (NEW) At 7 a.m., all four ramps at the I-71/SR 61 interchange in Morrow County are scheduled to open which is earlier than expected. Good weather and an aggressive construction schedule are the reason the ramps will open tomorrow instead of Friday.
The opening of all four ramps means traffic will go back to its original configuration prior to the ramp closures. That means one lane of SR 61 north will be maintained and SR 61 south will be closed on the bridge.
SR 61 southbound traffic will be re-routed to I-71 south to SR 36 in Delaware County to I-71 north to Rt. 61.
Once the ramps are open, it will take a few hours to change detour signage and portable message boards.
For up-to-date traffic information, construction information and road conditions, 24-hours a day, visit www.BuckeyeTraffic.org.