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Interstate 71 Repaving Projects Update

Hamilton County (Friday, June 22, 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. These closures include:
  • Close the ramp from Kennedy Avenue to north I-71 from 8 p.m. Friday, June 22 until 5 a.m. the following day. If this work is cancelled due to rain, the ramp will be closed from 8 p.m. Monday, June 25 until 5 a.m. the following day. 
  • Various left lane closures on north I-71 from Ridge Road to SR 126 nightly from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following day, Monday, June 25 through Saturday morning, June 30. Lane closures will begin two hours after completion of the Cincinnati Reds games.
  • Various lane closures on south I-71 from Reading Road to the Lytle Tunnel nightly from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m the following day, Monday, June 25 through Saturday morning, June 30. Also, short-term full closures on south I-71 from Reading Road to the Lytle Tunnel nightly between midnight and 5 a.m. Traffic will be maintained with law enforcement officers.
  • Various lane closures on north I-71 from the Lytle Tunnel to Reading Road nightly from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following day, Monday, June 25 through Saturday morning, June 30. Lane closures will begin two hours after completion of the Cincinnati Reds games.
  • Close the ramp from north I-471 to north I-71 from 9 p.m. Monday, June 25 until 5 a.m. Tuesday, June 26.
  • Close the ramp from Reading Road to north I-71 from 9 p.m. Friday, 29 until 5 a.m. Saturday, June 30.
  • 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, June 30.
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming restrictions.
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.
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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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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