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Interstate 71/MLK project update

Hamilton County (Monday, Sept. 14, 2015) – As part of the work to create a new, full movement interchange at Interstate 71 and Martin Luther King Drive, the following lane closures will be in place between William Howard Taft and Victory Parkway:

On Monday, Sept. 14 and Tuesday, Sept. 15, Fredonia Road will be closed from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following day. Local law enforcement officers will maintain traffic on Fredonia Road for emergency vehicles and tractor trailers.

Also on Monday and Tuesday, a single lane closure on southbound I-71 at 7 p.m., with a double lane closure at 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following day. Rolling road blocks on southbound I-71 from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following day.

On Wednesday, Sept.16 and Thursday, Sept.17 a single lane closure on northbound I-71 at 7 p.m., with a double lane closure at 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following day. Rolling road blocks on northbound I-71 from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following day.

Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone and traffic 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.

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For more information contact: 

Brian Cunningham, Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517, Sharon Smigielski, Public Information Officer​