Closures Scheduled for ARTIMIS Signs Upgrade Work
Hamilton County (Friday, March 23, 2012) – A project to replace 28 ARTIMIS dynamic message signs on the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky regional interstate system will begin next week.
Work will begin in Kentucky on a sign located on eastbound Interstate 275, west of the I-71/I-75 split. A single lane closure will begin at 7 p.m. Monday, March 26, followed by a double lane closure at 11 p.m. All lanes will reopen to traffic by 6 a.m. the following day.
On Wednesday, March 28, work will take place on westbound I-275 east of Turkeyfoot Road. A single lane closure will begin at 8 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at midnight. All lanes will reopen to traffic by 6 a.m. the following day.
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming lane closures. 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.