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Interstate 74/North Bend Road bridge
traffic switch to new bridge scheduled
 
Hamilton County (Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016) – Beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, traffic will be moved onto the new North Bend Road bridge.
 
Various lane closures will be in place overnight to prepare for this switch and once complete, all traffic will be on the new bridge by approximately 5 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2.
 
The new bridge will have two lanes of southbound and one lane of northbound open; no pedestrian traffic is allowed on the bridge at this time.
 
The travelling public should expect delays in the area. A local northbound alternate route has been posted by the Hamilton County Engineer’s Office from North Bend Road to Boomer Road to Race Road to West Fork Road to North Bend Road.
 
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone.
 
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