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Interstate 71 repaving project
Various lane and ramp closures
 
Hamilton County (Monday, May 8, 2017) – Paving work on Interstate 71 requires the following lane and ramp closures beginning tonight.
 
Monday, May 8 through Friday, May 12 - Various lane closures on north and southbound I-71, between Ridge Road and Victory Parkway, nightly from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following day.  Traffic will be maintained.
 
Monday, May 8 through Wednesday, May 10 - Various short-term full closures of the ramps from State Route 562, Dana Avenue, Edwards/Smith roads and Williams Avenue to southbound I-71 nightly between 12:01 a.m. and 5 a.m.
 
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.
 
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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