Interstate 71 repaving project
Lane and ramp closures scheduled
Hamilton County (Tuesday, May 16, 2017) – Paving work on Interstate 71 requires the following lane and ramp closures this week.
Thursday, May 18 through Saturday, May 20 – Short-term full closures of the on and off ramps on north and southbound I-71 at State Route 562, Dana Avenue, Smith/Edwards road and Williams Avenue each night from midnight until 5 a.m. the following day.
In addition, various lane closures on southbound I-71 between Ridge Road and Victory Parkway beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, May 19 until 6 a.m. Saturday, May 20. Traffic will be maintained.
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming lane and ramp closures. All work is dependent 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 www.OHGO.com.
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