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Interstate 71/MLK project update
 
Hamilton County (Monday, April 25, 2016) - As part of the work to create a new, full movement interchange at Interstate 71 and Martin Luther King Drive, the following restrictions will continue on Reading Road and Martin Luther King Drive this week.
 
Monday, April 25 through Friday, April 29 - Single right lane closure of southbound Reading Road between Hickman and Martin Luther King daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also, single lane closure of eastbound Martin Luther King Drive between Reading Road and Gilbert Avenue daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
 
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone and lane 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.
 
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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