Interstate 71 Repaving Projects Update
Hamilton County (Friday, July 13, 2018) - There will be various lane and
ramp closures as part of the Interstate 71 repaving projects from the Lytle
Tunnel to State Route 126 next week. These closures include:
- Various lane closures on north
and south I-71 between the Lytle Tunnel and SR 126 nightly from 8 p.m.
until 6 a.m. Sunday, July 15 through Saturday, July 21.
- Close the ramp from Reading
Road to north I-71 nightly from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Tuesday, July 17
through Friday, July 20. The detour uses Reading Road, Martin Luther King,
Jr., Blvd. and I-71.
- Continued reduced bridge
clearance for the east SR 562 to Ridge Road and north I-71 and from north
I-71 to west SR 562 ramps through Saturday, July 28.
Arrow boards and/or signs
will alert motorists of the upcoming restrictions. All work is contingent upon
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.
For more information
contact: Brian Cunningham, Communications
Manager, at 513-933-6517 or Liz Lyons, Public Information Specialist, at
Know Before You Go!
For more detailed
traffic information, and to get personalized traffic alerts for your commute,
download the OHGO app or visit OHGO.com.
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