Interstate 75/Hopple Street project update
Hamilton County (Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016) – Work on the Interstate 75/Hopple Street project requires the following lane and ramp restrictions tonight:
· Restore the ramp from northbound I-75 to westbound I-74 to two lanes, although access to westbound I-74 from northbound I-75 will be closed from 10 p.m. tonight until 5 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23. Traffic will be detoured to the Mitchell Avenue exit (No. 6) to south on I-75 to west on I-74.
· Close the ramp from Hopple Street to westbound I-74 from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following day. In addition, close the ramps from Harrison Avenue and Bank Street to northbound I-75 from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following day.
· Rolling closures on northbound I-75 from south of the Western Hills Viaduct to north of the I-74 split from midnight Tuesday until 5 a.m. Wednesday. Traffic will be maintained with law enforcement officers.
· Various right lane closures on northbound I-75 from south of Hopple Street to north of I-74 from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following day.
· Various lane closures on southbound I-75 from Hopple Street to south of the Western Hills Viaduct from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following day.
· Close the ramp from southbound I-75 to Harrison Avenue from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following day. In addition, close the ramp from westbound Hopple Street to southbound I-75 from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following day.
· Rolling closures on southbound I-75 from north of I-74 to south of the Western Hills Viaduct from midnight Tuesday until 5 a.m. Wednesday. Traffic will be maintained with law enforcement officers.
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the work zone, lane and ramp 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 ongoing traffic, construction and weather-related information, please check www.OHGO.com.
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