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Interstate 71 Repaving Projects Update      

Hamilton County (Friday, Aug. 24, 2018) - The Interstate 71 repaving projects require the following restrictions:
  • Continued closure of the ramp from Reading Road to north I-71 through 6 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14. The detour uses Reading Road to Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive to north I-71.
  • Various lane closures on north I-71 between the Lytle Tunnel and Dana Avenue from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 27 through Friday, Aug. 31.
  • Close of the ramp from north I-71 to Reading Road nightly from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. through Monday, Aug. 27 through Friday, Aug. 31.
  • Close the ramps from south Reading Road and Eden Park Drive to south I-71 nightly from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 27 through Friday, Aug. 31.
  • Various lane closures on south I-71 from SR 126 to the Lytle Tunnel nightly from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 26 through Friday, Aug. 31.
  • Single lane closures on Reading Road between Liberty and McMillan streets nightly from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 27 through Friday, Aug. 31.
  • The left lane of south I-71 from SR 126 to Ridge Road is in a contraflow lane, using the left lane of north I-71. Traffic will remain in this pattern until May, 2019.
  • Continued reduced bridge clearance for the ramps east SR 562 to Ridge Road and north I-71 and from north I-71 to west SR 562, through Saturday, Sept. 1.
Lane closures will start two hours after the end of any home Cincinnati Bengals games.
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. Move over or slow down.
For ongoing traffic, construction and weather-related information, please check www.OHGO.com.
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For more information contact: Brian Cunningham, Communications Manager, at 513-933-6517 or Liz Lyons, Public Information Specialist, at 513-933-6534.

 
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