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​I-75 full closures scheduled for bridge demolition

Hamilton County (Friday, Sept. 4, 2015) – Work to accommodate demolition of a railroad bridge will require overnight full closures of Interstate 75 next week.

A single lane closure will be in place on southbound I-75 between the State Route 562 (exit 7) and Mitchell Avenue (exit 6)  interchanges, beginning at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, followed by a double lane closure at 11 p.m., with all lanes reopened to traffic by 6 a.m. the following day.

A full closure of southbound I-75 between State Route 562 (exit 7) and Interstate 74 (exit 4) will be in place, beginning at 11 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9 and at 11 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, reopening to traffic by 5 a.m. the next morning. A single lane closure will be in place beginning at 9 p.m.; the ramp from westbound 562 to southbound 75 will be closed at this time; the ramp from southbound 75 to eastbound 562 will remain open. Traffic will be detoured to westbound I-275 to eastbound I-74 to southbound I-75.

A full closure of northbound I-75 between Mitchell Avenue (exit 6) and SR 562 (exit 7) will be in place beginning two hours upon completion of the Cincinnati Reds game Friday, Sept. 11 and beginning at 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, reopening by 7 a.m. the following day. The ramp from Mitchell Avenue to northbound I-75 will be closed; the ramp from northbound I-75 to Mitchell Avenue will remain open. Traffic will be detoured to westbound I-74 to eastbound I-275 to northbound I-75.

Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming and lane closures.

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 more information contact:
Sharon Smigielski, Public Information Officer, at (513) 933-6511

Liz Lyons, Public Information Specialist, at (513) 933-6534

or email D08.PIO@dot.ohio.gov