Lane Closures Scheduled for Interstate 75 at Hopple Work
Hamilton County (Thursday, March 28, 2013) - Work to reconstruct and improve the Interstate 75/Hopple Street interchange will require the following closures the week of April 1:
Monday, April 1 – A one-lane closure on northbound I-75 between the hours of 9 p.m. and 6 a.m., followed by a two-lane closure from midnight to 6 a.m.
Tuesday, April 2 – A one-lane closure on northbound I-75 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following day, followed by a two-lane closure between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Wednesday, April 3 - A one-lane closure on northbound I-75 between the hours of 11 p.m. and 6 a.m., followed by a two-lane closure from midnight to 6 a.m.
Thursday, April 4 - A one-lane closure on northbound I-75 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m., followed by a two-lane closure between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
In addition through the week, flagging operations will be in place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on various side streets to accommodate staging of equipment and delivery of materials.
A lane closure may be in place on Bates Avenue, with flagging operations permitted between the hours of 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Ramp shoulder closures for delivery of materials may be place between the hours of 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. during weekdays.
Monday, April 8 –McMicken Avenue between Old Hopple and Martin Luther King will be permanently closed to permit construction of a connector road. The existing signal at the intersection of Martin Luther King/McMicken/Clfton Colony Drive will remain in operation. Clifton Colony Drive will remain open on April 8, and will close at a later date yet to be established.
Arrow boards and signs are in place prior to the work zone to alert motorists of the upcoming 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.
Ohio’s highways are essential to keeping and creating new jobs. With a mission to provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is responsible for maintaining one of the largest transportation networks in the nation. Guided by ethical principles and accountability, ODOT works to improve safety, enhance travel and advance economic development. As a $2.8 billion enterprise, the department wisely invests in its core services of snow and ice removal, annual construction program and highway maintenance operations.
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.state.oh.us