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I-71 Bridge deck replacement
Ramp and lane closures scheduled
 
Hamilton County (Friday, June 9, 2017) – Placement of decking material requires closing the Interstate 471 southbound ramp from I-71 south and Reading Road on Tuesday, June 13 and if necessary, Wednesday, June 14 between the hours 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
 
In addition, material delivery requires closing one lane on the I-471 southbound ramp from 5th Street and westbound Columbia Parkway. The 5th Street ramp to I-71 will remain closed beginning Friday, June 16.
 
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone, ramp 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.
 
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