Interstate 71 repaving project update
Hamilton County (Friday, May 18, 2018) - There will be various lane
restrictions as a result of work on the Interstate 71 repaving projects that
run from the Lytle Tunnel to State Route 126. These restrictions include:
- Right lane closure on north
I-71 from Ridge Road to SR 126 nightly from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. Monday,
May 21 through Friday, May 25. North lane closures will begin two hours
after completion of the Cincinnati Reds game.
- Various lane closures on north
and south I-71 nightly from 8 p.m. Monday, May 21 until 6 a.m. Tuesday,
- Continued reduced bridge
clearance for the east SR 562 to Ridge Road and north I-71 and from north
I-71 to west SR 562 ramps through Saturday, June 30.
- CONTINUOUS right lane closure on
south I-71 from Reading Road to the Lytle Tunnel from 8 p.m. Friday, June
1 through 6 a.m. Monday, June 4. SOUTH I-71 WILL BE REDUCED TO TWO LANES.
All work is contingent
upon weather. Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert
motorists of the upcoming restrictions.
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.
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
Know Before You Go!
For more detailed
traffic information, and to get personalized traffic alerts for your commute,
download the OHGO app or visit OHGO.com.
The environmental review, consultation and other actions required by
applicable Federal environmental laws for these projects 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.