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Interstate 71 ramp and city street closures scheduled for bridge/pavement work
 
Hamilton County (Thursday, March 23, 2017) – Bridge work requires short-term closures of the ramps from southbound Interstate 71 and Reading Road to southbound I-471 from 10 p.m. Thursday, March 23 until 6 a.m. Friday, March 24.
 
Once complete at those locations, the closure will move to Eggleston Avenue, with traffic detoured to Culvert Street. Once complete at that location, the closure will move to Culvert Street and Sentinel Street, with traffic detoured to Eggleston Avenue.
 
Ramp closures will be short-term and all closures will be complete by 6am. Traffic will be maintained.
 
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming ramp and street 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 www.OHGO.com.
 
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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