I-71/Socialville Fosters Project Requires
Night Lane Closures
beginning May 8
(Thursday, May 5, 2016) Construction on the Interstate
71/Socialville-Fosters project requires night work beginning Sunday, May 8 and
will last for approximately three weeks.
lane closures on I-71 at the Socialville-Fosters Bridge will occur nightly
during the week between 8 p.m. and 7 a.m.
night work includes demolition and removal of the center pier in the median of
I-71 and other bridge and barrier structures.
detour remains in place and daytime work involving the bridge widening,
sidewalk/bike path, Columbia Road traffic signal improvements and the
Innovation Way roundabout continues to move forward.
boards and/or signs will be in place prior to the work zone to alert motorists
of the upcoming lane and full closures.
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
Lyons, Public Information Specialist, at (513) 933-6534