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Interstate 71/MLK project update


Hamilton County (Friday, Aug. 21, 2015) – As part of the work to create a new, full movement interchange at Interstate 71 and Martin Luther King Drive, the following restrictions will be in place:

Beginning at 11 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25, westbound Martin Luther King Drive will be closed from Gilbert Avenue to Reading Road until 5 a.m. the following day. The detour is south on Gilbert Avenue to west on Lincoln Avenue to north on Reading Road to Martin Luther King Drive. Throughout the closure, law enforcement officers will maintain traffic for emergency vehicles.

Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone and lane 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 more information contact:
Brian Cunningham, Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517, Sharon Smigielski, Public Information Officer, at (513) 933-6511, Liz Lyons, Public Information Specialist, at (513) 933-6534 or email D08.PIO@dot.ohio.gov