It will take TWO
NIGHTS to get 3 lanes of I-71 North Open:
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 - WEATHER PERMITTING
half of the project from Hoover Rd. to Stringtown Rd.
8 PM: I-71 north will be reduced to one lane between SR 665 and
The ramp from I-71 north to Stringtown Road will also be closed.
The detour is I-71 north to I-270 west to I-71
south to Stringtown Road.
6 AM Thursday, three lanes for I-71 north open on the northern half of the
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 - WEATHER PERMITTING
half of the project from SR 665 to Hoover Rd.
8 PM: I-71 north reduced to one lane between SR 665 and Stringtown
Road. The following ramps will be closed:
- I-71 north to SR 665
Detour: I-71 north to I-270 west to I-71 south to SR 665.
- SR 665 to I-71 north
Detour: I-71 south to US 62 west to I-71 north.
6 AM Friday, THREE LANES OPEN for I-71 north between Stringtown Rd. and
That means I-71 will be open to three lanes in each direction for the Thursday
morning commute, signaling a major project milestone.
Also starting this
week, the contractor will begin to pave the final driving surface of I-71 in
both directions between SR 665 and Stringtown Road.
The $40 million project
is expected to be complete by the end of September.