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Interstate 71 paving project update

Hamilton County (Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017) - Continuous pavement work requires closing the ramp from Kennedy/Ridge avenues to southbound I-71/westbound SR 562 this weekend.
Beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, the ramp will be closed until 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 7 for bridge deck overlay work. Traffic will be detoured using Ibsen Avenue, Kennedy Avenue, Highland Avenue and Ridge Avenue.
RED BANK EXPRESSWAY - As a reminder, water main work requires closing the northbound Red Bank Expressway at Duck Creek Road beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4. This closure will elimnate access to I-71 from Red Bank Road until 5 a.m. Monday, Aug 7. 
In addition, there will be a single left lane closure on southbound Red Bank Expressway between I-71 and Madison Avenue.
Traffic will be detoured using Duck Creek Road and Kenedy Avenue to access north and southbound I-71.
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone, lane and ramp 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
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.