Hamilton County’s I-275 work to begin
Hamilton County (Thursday, April 3, 2014) – A two-year project to repair and reconstruct Interstate 275 in Hamilton County is slated to begin next week.
Overall, the project will involve pavement and bridge work on 5.5 miles of I-275 between the I-74 interchange and Colerain Road exit.
Work on I-275 between Blue Rock Road and Colerain Avenue will be a resurfacing operation that will include pavement repair and the application of new asphalt. Resurfacing work will also be performed on the ramps to Ronald Reagan Highway and Blue Rock Road.
Work on I-275 between the I-74 interchange and Blue Rock Road will involve reconstruction and resurfacing of I-275. In addition, the inside median shoulders in this section will be widened from four to six feet.
As work gets underway next week, nightly single lane closures will be in place in the left lane of westbound I-275 from Blue Rock Road to I-74, beginning at 5 p.m. Monday, April 7; all lanes will reopen to traffic by 7 a.m. the following day.
On Saturday, April 12, a traffic switch will be implemented on westbound I-275 between Ronald Reagan Highway and I-74 that will require double lane closures, beginning at 7 p.m., with all lanes open to traffic by 9 a.m. Sunday, April 13.
Beginning Monday, April 14, nightly single lane closures will be in place in the right lane of eastbound I-275 from I-74 to Ronald Reagan from 5 p.m. until 7 a.m. the following day.
John R. Jurgensen Co. was awarded the contract on its bid of $27,993,562.