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Interstate 71/75 lane and ramp closures scheduled for bridge work
 
Hamilton County (Thursday, July 30, 2016) – Bridge work requires the following lane and ramp closures on Interstate 71/75 at the Brent Spence Bridge.
 
Close the right lane of northbound I-75 each week night from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following day. The Fourth Street on ramp to northbound I-71/75 in Covington is also closed. The detour is southbound Fourth Street to Pike Street to northbound I-75/71.
 
Work will begin two hours later when there is a Cincinnati Reds home game.
 
These lane closures will end tonight (Thursday, June 30) and will not be in effect again until Tuesday, July 5.
 
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone and lane closures. All work is weather dependent.
 
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