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Interstate 71 repaving project update        

Hamilton County (Friday, May 11, 2018) - There will be various lane and ramp restrictions as a result of work on the Interstate 71 repaving project that runs from the Lytle Tunnel to north of State Route 562. These restrictions include:
  • Various lane closures on south I-71 nightly from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following day Monday, May 14 through Thursday, May 17.
  • Various left lane closures on north I-71 nightly from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. Thursday, May 17 through Saturday, May 19. Closures will occur two hours after end of the Reds game.
  • Close the ramp from east SR 562 to north I-71; the ramp from Ridge Road to west 562 and the ramp from south Ridge Road to south I-71 nightly from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Monday, May 14 through Thursday, May 17. ONLY ONE RAMP WILL BE CLOSED AT A TIME.
  • Continued reduced bridge clearance for the east SR 562 to Ridge Road and north I-71 and from north I-71 to west SR 562 ramps.
  • Single lane closures on north and south Reading Road between Liberty and McMillan streets nightly from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. Monday, May 14 through Saturday, May 19.
  • CONTINUOUS lane closure on south I-71 from Reading Road to the Lytle Tunnel from 8 p.m. Friday, May 18 through 6 a.m. Monday, May 21. SOUTH I-71 WILL BE REDUCED TO TWO LANES.
All work is contingent upon weather. Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming 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, Public Information Specialist, 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.