I-71/75 lane and ramp closures scheduled for bridge work
Hamilton County (Friday, July 22 , 2016) – Bridge and pavement work require the following lane and ramp closures on Interstate 71/75 at the Brent Spence Bridge.
Beginning Friday, July 22, at 9 p.m. eastbound U.S. Route 50 to 2nd Street will be closed. In addition southbound I-75 traffic will be shifted to the 2nd Street ramp.
This traffic pattern will occur each night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday, July 22 through Monday, July 25.
U.S. 50 will be detoured to 5th Street.
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone, lane and ramp closures. All work is weather dependent.
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.
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.
For more information contact:
Brian Cunningham, Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517
Liz Lyons, Public Information Specialist, at (513) 933-6534
or email D08.PIO@dot.ohio.gov