Interstate 71 Repaving Projects Update
Hamilton County (Friday, Sept. 14, 2018) - The Interstate 71 repaving
projects require the following restrictions:
- 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,
Sept. 17 through Saturday morning, Sept. 22. The north lane restrictions
will be in place until 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15.
- Continuous right lane closure on north I-71 between MLK
Jr. Dr. and Dana Avenue from 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 through 6 a.m. on
Wednesday, Oct. 31. The MLK Jr. Dr. to north I-71 on ramp will merge with
through traffic at the bottom of the ramp; the Dana Avenue exit will
- Close the ramp from north Red Bank Road to south I-71
at 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23 through 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23. A detour will
- Continued closure of the ramp from Reading Road to
north I-71 through 6 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21. The detour uses Reading Rd. to
MLK Jr. Dr. 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. Tuesday, Sept.
18 through Saturday, Sept. 22. Only one ramp will be closed at a time.
- Single lane closures on Liberty Street between Sycamore
Street and Reading Road nightly from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. Monday, Sept. 17
through Wednesday, Sept. 19.
- Single lane closures on Woodburn Avenue between
Jonathan and Brewster avenues nightly from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. Monday,
Sept. 17 through Wednesday, Sept. 19.
- 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
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.
For more information
contact: Brian Cunningham, Communications
Manager, at 513-933-6517 or Liz Lyons, Public Information Specialist, at
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