I-74/North Bend Road lane and ramp
closures/traffic switch scheduled
May 9, 2016) – Replacement
of the North Bend Road bridge over Interstate 74 requires the following lane
and ramp closures and a traffic switch this week.
Due to inclement weather, work originally scheduled for Tuesday has
been moved to Friday, May 13.
May 13 – One lane will be maintained on north bound North Bend Road. A
lane closure will be in place on south bound North Bend Road from 8 p.m. until 6
lanes of traffic will be moved to the east side of North Bend Road bridge so
work can begin on the west side of the bridge, which currently carries
southbound North Bend Road traffic.
lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained on the east side of North
Bend Road from north of Boomer Road to south of West Fork Road, with an
approximate seven-foot shoulder provided on the west side of the eastern bridge
in the event emergency vehicles need to get through the work zone. This traffic
pattern will remain in effect until approximately the end of the year.
– no lane closures will be necessary for the work being conducted.
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
advisory radio (HAR) 1700 AM is being used to provide notice of upcoming
traffic pattern changes, interstate travel times, incident notification and a
recommendation that local deliveries take place in off-peak hours. A citizens
band announcement will also be broadcast to warn users to avoid the North Bend
boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the work zone and
the lane and ramp closures, and the traffic switch.
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 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.
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
Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517, Liz
Lyons, Public Information Specialist, at (513) 933-6534 or email D08.PIO@dot.ohio.gov