Interstate 71 Repaving Projects Update
Hamilton County (Friday, Sept. 7, 2018) - The Interstate 71 repaving
projects require the following restrictions:
- Various nightly lane closures on I-71 southbound
between Ridge Rd. and SR 126/Ronald Reagan Cross County Highway from 8
p.m. until 6 a.m. beginning Sunday, Sept. 9 and ending 6 a.m. Saturday
morning, Sept. 15. Motorists will be required to use the contraflow lane
on Monday, Sept. 10 beginning at 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept.
- Various nightly lane closures on I-71 northbound and
southbound from Reading Rd. to the Lytle Tunnel between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.
beginning Monday, Sept. 10 through Saturday morning, Sept. 15. The
northbound lane restrictions will begin two hours after the conclusion of
the Bengals game on Thursday, Sept. 13. Also, the northbound restrictions
will be in place until 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15.
- Right lane closure on I-71 northbound between MLK Jr.
Dr. and Dana Ave. beginning at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11 through 6 a.m.
on Wednesday, Oct. 31. The MLK Dr. to I-71 northbound on ramp will merge
with through traffic at the bottom of the ramp. The Dana Ave. exit will
- Various lane closures on Reading Rd. between Liberty
and McMillan sts. beginning 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13 until 6 a.m.
Friday morning, Sept. 14. Restrictions will cease for two hours after the
- I-71 southbound to Gilbert/Reading Rd. ramp closed
starting at 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 until 5 a.m. Friday morning, Sept.
- Continued closure of the ramp from Reading Rd. to north
I-71 through 6 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21. The detour uses Reading Rd. to MLK
Jr. Dr. to north I-71.
- Close the ramps from east SR 562 to north I-71 and
south I-71 to west SR 562 nightly from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Wednesday,
Sept. 5 through Saturday, Sept. 8. Only one ramp will be closed at a time.
- Close the ramps from Reading Rd. to south I-471, and
south I-71 to south I-471 nightly from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Tuesday Sept. 4
through Saturday, Sept. 8. Only one ramp will be closed at a time.
- Various lane closures on north I-71 between the Lytle
Tunnel and Reading Road nightly from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. Tuesday,
Sept. 4 through Saturday, Sept. 8.
- Single lane closures on Dorchester Ave./Eden Park Dr.
between Highland and Gilbert aves. nightly from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 4 through Saturday, Sept. 8.
- Single lane closures on Reading Rd. between Liberty and
McMillan sts. nightly from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4 through
Saturday, Sept. 8.
- The left lane of south I-71 from SR 126 to Ridge Rd. is
in a contraflow lane, using the left lane of north I-71. Traffic will
remain in this pattern until May, 2019.
- Continued reduced bridge clearance for the ramps east
SR 562 to Ridge Road and north I-71, and from north I-71 to west SR 562,
through Saturday, Sept. 15.
Arrow boards and/or
signs will alert motorists of the upcoming restrictions. All work is contingent
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. Move over or slow down.
For ongoing traffic,
construction and weather-related information, please check www.OHGO.com.
For more information
contact: Brian Cunningham, Communications
Manager, at 513-933-6517 or Liz Lyons, Public Information Specialist, at
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