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Interstate 71 lane closures scheduled for upcoming traffic shift 

Warren County (Monday, Aug. 31, 2015) – Pavement work to prepare for an upcoming traffic shift will require lane closures on Interstate 71 this week.

Beginning each night at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1 through Thursday, Sept. 3, there will be single lane closures on southbound I-71 at Fields-Ertel and Mason-Montgomery roads, followed by double lane closures at 11 p.m., with all lanes open to traffic by 7 a.m. the following day. Lane closures will be in the left and center-left lanes, switching to the right and center-right lanes.

Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming 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.

 

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For more information contact:
Sharon Smigielski, Public Information Officer, at (513) 933-6511, L
iz Lyons, Public Information Specialist, at (513) 933-6534 or email D08.PIO@dot.ohio.gov