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Interstate 70 Rest Areas Construction Scheduled

Preble County (Friday, May 25, 2018) - Both the east and west Interstate 70 rest areas will be closed beginning at 12:01 a.m. Friday, June 1. The construction schedule is currently being finalized so the future reopening is still being determined.
The next available rest area on westbound I-70 is located just west of North Centerville Road exit (approximately mile marker 146) in Indiana.
The next available rest area on eastbound I-70 is located at Exit 71 just east of the State Route 54 exit.
The project involves facility, utility and parking lot construction.
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
For more information contact: Brian Cunningham, Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517 or Liz Lyons, District 8 Public Information, at (513) 933-6534. logo 

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The environmental review, consultation and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for these projects 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.