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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 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 ongoing traffic, construction and weather-related information, please check
For more information contact: Brian Cunningham, Communications Manager, at 513-933-6517 or Liz Lyons, Public Information Specialist, 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