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Interstate 71 Repaving Projects Update

Hamilton County (Friday, Aug. 31, 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.
  • Close the ramps from east SR 562 to north I-71 and south I-71 to west SR 562 nightly from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5 through Saturday, Sept. 8. Only one ramp will be closed at a time.
  • Close the ramps from Reading Road to south I-471, and south I-71 to south I-471 nightly from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Tuesday Sept. 4 through Saturday, Sept. 8. Only one ramp will be closed at a time.
  • Close of the ramp from north I-71 to Reading Road nightly from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4 through Friday, Sept. 7.
  • Various lane closures on north I-71 between the Lytle Tunnel and Reading Road  nightly from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4 through Saturday, Sept. 8.
  • Various lane closures on south I-71 from Ridge Road to the Lytle Tunnel nightly from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4 through Saturday, Sept. 8.
  • Single lane closures on Dorchester Avenue/Eden Park Drive between Highland and Gilbert avenues nightly from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4 through Saturday, Sept. 8.
  • Single lane closures on Reading Road between Liberty and McMillan streets nightly from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4 through Saturday, Sept. 8.
  • 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. 15.
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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