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I-71/MLK interchange project update
Hamilton County (Friday, May 12, 2017) – Work on the Interstate 71/MLK project requires the various lane restrictions next week:
Northbound I-71 between McMillan St. and MLK Drive from 7 p.m. on Monday, May 15 to 6 a.m. Tuesday morning, May 16. (there will be short-term 15-minute full closures in this area between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m.).
Single lane closures on eastbound and westbound MLK Dr. between Burnet Ave. and Lincoln Ave. between 7 p.m. Monday, May 15 and 6 a.m. Saturday morning, May 20.
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming road closure.
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
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