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
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
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.