Interstate 71/Martin Luther King project update
Hamilton County (Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016) –Work on the I-71/Martin Luther King Drive interchange requires the following ramp and last restrictions from 10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17 until 5 a.m. Friday, Nov. 18:
Close the southbound I-471 ramp from southbound I-71 and Reading Road/Liberty Street. Also, close the right lane of southbound I-71 from just south of the crossover to the tunnel.
In addition, two lanes of westbound Eggleston Avenue will be closed and detoured to Sentinel Street to Reedy Street from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m.
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the work zone and lane restrictions.
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 www.OHGO.com.
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