Interstate 71 paving project update
Hamilton County (Friday, Aug. 18, 2017) - Continuous pavement work requires
nightly lane and ramp closures on Interstate 71 beginning next week.
Bridge overlay work
requires closing the eastbound SR 562 ramp to Ridge Road from 10 p.m. Friday,
Aug. 18 until 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 21. The detour will be posted.
Various nightly lane
closures on north and southbound Interstate 71 between Dana Avenue and Ridge
Road, beginning at 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20 until 6 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 26.
Also, pavement work requires various closures of the Smith/Edwards Road ramps,
one ramp at a time, beginning at 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20 through 5 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 25.
**Continuous left lane closure on southbound I-71 between Ridge Road
and Dana Avenue beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8 through 6 a.m.
Monday, Sept. 11.
In addition, the Ridge Road/Kennedy Avenue ramp to southbound I-71 will
be closed beginning 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8 through 5 a.m. Monday, Sept.
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of
the upcoming work zone and restrictions.
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.
For more information
contact: Brian Cunningham, Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517 or
Liz Lyons, District 8 Public Information, at (513) 933-6534.
Know Before You Go!
For more detailed
traffic information, and to get personalized traffic alerts for your commute,
download the OHGO app or visit OHGO.com.
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.