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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, May 22.
  • 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 513-933-6534.

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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.