Interstate 71 Lane Shift/Lane Width Restriction Scheduled
February 14, 2020) – Bridge work at the
Jeremiah Morrow Bridge on Interstate 71 North will require a lane shift and
width restriction one day early next month.
On Saturday, March 7, crews will be
performing maintenance work on the bridge, and traffic will be maintained in two,
10-foot lanes, with motorists shifted to the left shoulder and passing
lane. The traffic pattern and restriction will be in effect from 6 a.m. to 8
p.m. However, the bridge will be reduced to one lane temporarily while the
maintenance of traffic plan is established in the morning and removed in
In addition to the
10-foot width restriction through the work zone, heavy truck traffic will be
shifted to the left lane (shoulder), and a reduced speed limit of 55 miles per
hour will be in effect for all motorists.
Arrow boards and/or
signs will alert motorists of the work zone, and all work will
be contingent upon the weather.
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 additional information regarding
ongoing traffic, construction and weather-related information across the state,
please visit www.OHGO.com.