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Full closure of southbound I-71 at Dana this weekend


HAMILTON COUNTY  (Thursday, July 31, 2014) – Active construction to create a new, full movement interchange at Interstate 71 and Martin Luther King Dr. continues this week with bridge demolition work.


Work to dismantle the Conrail bridge located just north of the Martin Luther King Drive overpass will require a full closure of southbound I-71between the Dana Avenue and Taft Road exits. This closure will be in place from 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1 through 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4.


Traffic will be able to exit southbound I-71 at Dana; traffic on Dana will not be able to exit to southbound I-71. Traffic will be detoured to westbound SR 562 (Norwood Lateral) to southbound I-75. Traffic may also detour to westbound I-275 to southbound I-75.


Motorists attending events in downtown Cincinnati this weekend are advised to plan accordingly.