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I-74/North Bend Road project update
 
Hamilton County (Monday, May 23, 2016) – Replacement of the North Bend Road bridge over Interstate 74 requires the following lane, ramp and short-term full closures this week:
 
Various lane closures on east and westbound I-74 at North Bend Road bridge, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly Monday, May 23 through Thursday, May 26.
 
In addition, close the ramps from westbound I-74 to North Bend Road and from southbound North Bend Road to eastbound I-74 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly Monday, May 23 through Thursday, May 26.
 
Also, various short-term full closures on east and westbound I-74 between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. Wednesday, May 25 and Thursday, May 26 with traffic maintained by law enforcement officers.
 
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 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.
 
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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