I-75/Hopple traffic shift scheduled this weekend
Hamilton County (Thursday, May 28, 2015) – Construction
work on Interstate 75 at Hopple will implement a traffic switch on
southbound Interstate 75 this weekend.
Two lanes of southbound I-75, from just
south of the I-74/I-75 interchange to just north of the Western Hills Viaduct,
will be shifted approximately 50 feet east toward the median. With this traffic
shift, the location of the exit from southbound I-75 to Hopple Street will be
shifted slightly south.
In addition, the new ramp from eastbound
Hopple Street to southbound I-75 will open with traffic shifted from the
existing ramp to the new ramp near the top of the existing ramp.
The right lane of southbound I-75, south
of the bridge of Marshall Avenue, will be an exit only lane to the Harrison
This traffic shift will not impact the two
lanes of southbound I-75 located in the contraflow lanes on the northbound side
of I-75. These two contraflow lanes will continue to not have
access to the Hopple Street exit or the Harrison Avenue exit.
implement this traffic switch, the following traffic restrictions
will be in place Sunday, May 31:
right lane closure will be in place on southbound I-75 between the I-74
off-ramp and the Western Hills Viaduct from 7 p.m. Sunday, May 31 to 6 a.m. June 1.
rolling closure will be in place on southbound I-75 from midnight Sunday, May
31 to 5 a.m. Monday, June 1.
of the right lane of the contraflow portion of southbound I-75 between the
Marshall Avenue Bridge and the Western Hills Viaduct will be in place from 10
p.m. Sunday, May 31 to 4 a.m. Monday, June 1.
ramps from southbound I-75 to Hopple, from Hopple to southbound I-75 and from
southbound 75 to Harrison Avenue will be closed from 10 p.m. Sunday, May 31 to 5 a.m. Monday, June 1.
boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming road
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.