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Interstate 71 deck patching requires various lane closures
 
Hamilton County (Tuesday, May 2, 2017) – Deck patching on the Brent Spence Bridge requires various lane closures on northbound Interstate 71.
 
Tuesday, May 2 through Friday, May 5 - Various left lane closures on northbound I-71 beginning at 10 p.m. each night, with all lanes open to traffic by 5 a.m. the following day.
 
The 4th Street on ramp in Covington, KY will remain open and traffic will be maintained.
 
REMINDER: TRUCK DETOUR - All northbound I-75/I-71 trucks use I-75 to SR 562 back to I-71 or I-275 to I-471 back to I-71 until approximately September, 2017.
 
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zones and various lane closures.
 
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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The Ohio Department of Transportation maintains the state's largest man-made asset--the transportation system. ODOT's mission is to provide the safe and easy movement of people and goods from place to place. As a $2.8 billion per year enterprise, ODOT invests the bulk of its resources in system preservation through maintenance, construction and snow and ice operations.
 
The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project 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.
 
For more information contact:
Brian Cunningham, Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517
Liz Lyons, Public Information Specialist, at (513) 933-6534
or email D08.PIO@dot.ohio.gov