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Interstate 71/ Socialville-Fosters Bridge update
 
Warren County (Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016) – The following restrictions will be in place next week at the Socialville-Fosters Bridge on Interstate 71 (approximately mile marker 24).
 
Beginning Sunday, Aug. 21, north and southbound I-71 will have various short-term full closures beginning at 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following day. In addition, there will be various lane closures on north and southbound I-71 beginning at 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. These lane restrictions will occur until Saturday, Aug. 27.
 
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone, lane closures and lane restrictions. All work is dependent upon weather.
 
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.
 
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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
or email D08.PIO@dot.ohio.gov