Interstate 71 Lane
Closures Tonight near MLK
April 6, 2016) –
As part of the work to create a new, full movement interchange at Interstate 71
and Martin Luther King Drive, lane restrictions will occur tonight (April 6) on
northbound and southbound I-71 between Taft Road and Dana Avenue.
southbound double-lane closure will begin at 10 p.m. with the northbound
double-lane closure beginning two hours after the conclusion of the Reds game.
All lanes will reopen by 6 a.m. the next day.
boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work
zone, lane and short-term full closures.
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.
The Ohio Department of
Transportation maintains the state's largest man-made asset--the transportation
system. ODOT's mission is to provide the safe and easy movement of people and
goods from place to place. As a $2.8 billion per year enterprise, ODOT invests
the bulk of its resources in system preservation through maintenance,
construction and snow and ice operations.
The environmental review,
consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental
laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by ODOT pursuant to
23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and
executed by FHWA and ODOT.
more information contact:
Cunningham, Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517, Liz
Lyons, Public Information Specialist, at (513) 933-6534 or