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Interstate 71 Repaving Projects Update

Hamilton County (Friday, Nov. 2, 2018) - The Interstate 71 repaving projects require the following restrictions:
  • South I-71 traffic between Stewart and Ridge roads will be shifted to the outside lanes beginning at approximately 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2. This was previously scheduled for Oct. 31, but was rescheduled due to rain. Switch will be in place by 6 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3.
  • Close the ramp from Liberty Street to south I-471 from 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 until 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 and from 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5 until 5 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6.
  • Various lane closures on north and south I-71 between Reading Road and the Lytle Tunnel nightly from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5 until Saturday morning, Nov. 10.
  • Continuous right lane closure on north I-71 between Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Dana Avenue through 6 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16. The Martin Luther King Jr. Drive ramp to north I-71 will merge with through traffic at the bottom of the ramp; the Dana Avenue exit will remain open.
  • Continuous single lane closures in each direction of Stewart Road at the I-71 overpass until Friday, Nov. 30.
  • The left lane of south I-71 is a contraflow lane, using the left lane of north I-71. Traffic will remain in this pattern until May, 2019.
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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