I-71/MLK Project Update
City Street Closures
Hamilton County (Friday, May 27, 2016) – The following city streets will be closed within the Interstate 71/Martin Luther King Drive work zone next week for continued work on the creation of a new, full movement interchange at I-71 and MLK.
Tuesday, May 31 through Thursday, June 2 - Reading Road will be closed each night from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m.
Wednesday, June 1 - Lincoln Avenue will be closed between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m.
Detours will be posted for all closures.
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone and road closures.
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.
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