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Interstate 71 lane and short-term full closures scheduled

Warren County (Friday, Dec. 15, 2017) - Bridge work requires various lane and short-term full closures on Interstate 71 at the Wilmington Road bridge (mile marker 36.5 to 37) next week.
Various lane closures on north and south I-71 at the Wilmington Road bridge each night from 7 p.m. until 9 a.m., Monday, Dec. 18 through Friday morning, Dec. 22. 
In addition, various short-term full closures on north and south I-71 at the Wilmington Road bridge between 12:01 a.m. and 5 a.m. Monday through Friday. Traffic will be maintained with local law enforcement officers.
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone and 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.
For ongoing traffic, construction and weather-related information, please check
For more information contact: Brian Cunningham, Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517 or Liz Lyons, District 8 Public Information, 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.