Ohio Department of Transportation    Traffic Advisory
District 7  Randy Chevalley, P.E., P.S., Deputy Director
1001 Saint Marys Avenue • Sidney, Ohio 45365
www.transportation.ohio.gov/dist7
ODOT District 7 Current Construction
For the week of April 7th-13th                  
Sidney (Monday, April 7, 2014) – The following closures are currently in effect for the week of April 7th -13th:
 
Auglaize County
·       High Street between Chestnut Street and Front Street in St. Marys,  24 HOUR ROAD CLOSURE March 10th through July 31st.  The official detour during this closure is: Spruce Street to Spring Street to Front Street.
·       SR 67 between Dixie Highway and Blank Pike, 24 hour lane width restrictions December 2nd through May 2, 2014.  One 11’ lane and 1 ½’ shoulder will be open in each direction at all times. 
 
Clark County
·       SR 235 northbound and southbound near US 40, 24 Hour bridge restriction March 31st through August 31st. One lane of alternating traffic will be maintained.  Road width will be 15 feet 3 inches.
·       I-70 eastbound between SR 4 and US 68, Nightly lane closures April 2nd - 7th between the hours of 7 pm and 7 am. The Friday closure will be between the hours of 8 pm and 6 am. One lane will remain open to eastbound motorists at all times.
·       SR 334 westbound ramp(on the right side of SR 334) to US 68 southbound, 24 HOUR RAMP CLOSURE March 31st to April 18th.  The official detour during this ramp closure is: southbound US 68 to SR 41 to northbound US 68 to SR 334.
·       US 68 southbound ramp to SR 334 eastbound, 24 HOUR RAMP CLOSURE March 31st to April 18th.  The official detour during this ramp closure is: southbound US 68 to SR 41 to northbound US 68.
 
Darke County
·       SR 705 between Whiterd Road and Mangen Road, 24 HOUR ROAD CLOSURE March 3rd through August 31st, 2014.  The official detour during this road closure is: US 127 to SR 119 to SR 716
·       SR 118 in both directions between SR 47 and White Coppess Road, 24 HOUR ROAD CLOSURE February 3rd through April 30th.  The official detour during this closure is: SR 47 to US 127 to SR 705.
 
Miami County
·       SR 48 in Pleasant Hill from SR 718 to the North Corporation limit, 24 HOUR ROAD CLOSURE April 1st through August 1st, 2014. The official detour during this closure is US 36 west to SR 721 south to SR 718 east. 
·       SR 202 between SR 41 and SR 571, 24 HOUR ROAD CLOSURE February 19th through April 25th.  The official detour during this road closure is: SR 571 east to SR 201 north to SR 41 west to SR 202.
Montgomery County
·       SR 49 northbound Ramp to I-70 westbound, Daily lane closure April 9th – 11th between the hours of 7 am and 7 pm. One lane will remain open on the ramp.
·       I-75 northbound and southbound between Edwin C. Moses Blvd. and SR 4, Overnight lane closure April 9th at 8 pm through April 10th at 2 am. Two northbound lanes and one southbound lane will remain open.
·       SR 4 between  I-75 and Stanley Avenue, 24 hour lane closures April 7th through October 31st. One lane will remain open in each direction.
·       I-70 eastbound between Arlington Road and Number Nine Road, A CROSSOVER LANE will be in effect April 9th through July 31st.  One lane of I-70 westbound will be shifted to    I-70 eastbound so that crews can work on the interstate.  The two lanes of I-70 eastbound and the shifted lane of I-70 westbound will all have a restricted width of 10 feet 5 inches. The right hand lane of I-70 westbound will remain 12 feet in width. *motorists should be alert to this traffic pattern shift
·       I-70 eastbound between Arlington Road and Number Nine Road, Daily lane closure April 7th – 8th between the hours of 5 am and 3 pm. One lane will remain open to eastbound motorists.
·       I-70 eastbound and westbound between Arlington Road and Number Nine Road, Nightly lane closures April 6th – 10th between the hours of 6 pm and 6 am. One lane will remain open in each direction.
·       I-70 eastbound between Arlington Road and Number Nine Road, Lane closure April 10th between the hours of 5 am and 3 pm. One lane will remain open to eastbound motorists.
·       Robert Drive between Second Street and Third Street, 24 HOUR ROAD CLOSURE March 25th through April 30th.  The official detour will be:  Northbound: Robert Dr. to Salem Avenue to Edwin C. Moses Blvd. to Third Street.  Southbound: Robert Drive to Second Street to Perry Street to Third Street.
·       The ramp from US 35 eastbound to I-75 northbound, 24 HOUR RAMP CLOSURE through September 2017. During this time, motorists will be able to utilize the specially designed U-turn lane located at the Edwin C. Moses Boulevard exit.
·       Robert Drive between Fifth Street and Third Street, 24 HOUR ROAD CLOSURE through  September of 2017.  The official detour during this closure is: Southbound- Perry Street to Fourth Street Northbound- Fifth Street to Wilkinson
·       First Street between Robert Drive and Red Cross Lane, 24 HOUR ROAD CLOSURE through September of 2017.  The official detour during this closure is: Salem Avenue/First Street to Robert Drive to Third Street to Wilkinson to First Street.
·       The First Street, Second Street and Third Street ramps along I-75 northbound and southbound, PERMANENTLY CLOSED.  A newly constructed ramp is scheduled to open to motorists in the downtown area in December of 2016.  The official detour during these ramp closures is: I-75 North to US 35 East to Jefferson St to First and Third Streets. (motorists can also use Main Street or Edwin C. Moses Boulevard)
 
Shelby County
·       SR 274 between Wenger Road and CR 25A, 24 HOUR ROAD CLOSURE April 7th – 9th. The official detour during this closure is SR 29 east to SR 119 east to I-75.
·       I-75 northbound and southbound between Fair Road and CR 25A(exit#83), Intermittent nightly lane closures April 9th – 18 between the hours of 6 pm and 11 am. One lane will remain open in each direction.
·       I-75 northbound and southbound between the Great Miami River Bridge and Fair Road, WIDTH RESTRICTIONS March 31st – September 30th.  All lanes will be reduced in width to 10 feet 6 inches.
·       I-75 northbound and southbound between CR 25A (Sidney) and CR 25A (Piqua), Daily lane closures March 31st – April 11th between the hours of 8:30 am and 2:30 pm. One lane will remain open in each direction. *motorists should expect possible delays in this area
 
UPCOMING CLOSURES:
·       SR 119 between Wenger Road and County Road 25A(Shelby County), 24 HOUR ROAD CLOSURE April 14th – 16th.  The official detour during this closure is SR 29 west to SR 274 east to I-75 south.
 
ODOT closures focus on Interstate, US and State routes.  For information on local roads you will need to contact the county, city or township where the road is located.  Arrow boards and signs will be in place prior to the work zone to alert motorists of the upcoming closure.  All work is weather permitting. Safety is a top priority at ODOT. To help ensure the safety of the construction workers as well as the traveling public, motorists should remain alert, reduce their speed and watch for stopped traffic while passing through the work zone.
 
Ohio’s highways are essential to keeping and creating new jobs.  With a mission to provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is responsible for maintaining one of the largest transportation networks in the nation.  Guided by ethical principles and accountability, ODOT works to improve safety, enhance travel and advance economic development.  As a $2.8 billion enterprise, the department wisely invests in its core services of snow and ice removal, annual construction program and highway maintenance operations.
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