Ridge Road ramp closure scheduled
Hamilton County (Friday, March 30, 2012) – To accommodate paving operations, the ramp from Ridge Road to southbound Interstate 71 will be closed to traffic next week.
The closure will be in place beginning at 8 p.m. Monday, April 2, and reopen to traffic by 6 a.m. Monday, April 9. A portable message sign, arrow boards and signs will be in place to alert motorists to the closure.
Traffic will detoured to Ridge Avenue to Duck Creek Road to Red Bank Expressway to I-71.
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.
Ohio’s highways are essential to keeping and creating new jobs. With a mission to provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is responsible for maintaining one of the largest transportation networks in the nation. Guided by ethical principles and accountability, ODOT works to improve safety, enhance travel and advance economic development. As a $2.8 billion enterprise, the department wisely invests in its core services of snow and ice removal, annual construction program and highway maintenance operations.
For more information contact:
Sharon Smigielski, Public Information Officer, at (513) 933-6511
Liz Lyons, Public Information Specialist, at (513) 933-6534
or email D08.PIO@dot.state.oh.us