71/MLK project update
Hamilton County (Monday,
March 28, 2016) - As
part of the work to create a new, full movement interchange at Interstate 71
and Martin Luther King Drive, the following additional restrictions will be in
place this week:
Single lane closure of
southbound Reading Road between Martin Luther King Drive and Linton Street
daily between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
At 7 p.m. on Wednesday,
March 30, lanes will shift on Gilbert Avenue north of the Martin Luther King
Wednesday, March 30, the left lane of McMillan Street will close for two months
near the I-71 northbound on ramp; the on-ramp to I-71 from McMillan Street will
remain open to traffic. This traffic pattern will remain in place for
approximately two months
Arrow boards and/or signs
will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone, lane and
short-term full 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.
more information contact:
Cunningham, Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517, Liz
Lyons, Public Information Specialist, at (513) 933-6534 or