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Interstate 71 Repaving Projects Update

Hamilton County (Friday, Oct. 26, 2018) - The Interstate 71 repaving projects require the following restrictions:
  • Single lane closures on Gilbert Avenue between Eden Park Drive and Reading Road from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30.
  • South I-71 traffic between Stewart Road and Ridge Road will be shifted to the outside lanes beginning at approximately 6 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1. This was previously scheduled for 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 but was cancelled due to the weather.
  • Left lane closure on south I-71 from Reading Road to the Lytle Tunnel from 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 until 7 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3.
  • Various lane closures on north I-71 from the Lytle Tunnel to Reading Road nightly from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29 through Saturday morning, Nov. 3.
  • Continuous right lane closure on north I-71 between Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Dana Avenue through 6 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16. The Martin Luther King Jr. Drive ramp to north I-71 will merge with through traffic at the bottom of the ramp; the Dana Avenue exit will remain open.
  • Continuous single lane closures on Stewart Road at the I-71 overpass until Friday, Nov. 30.
  • The left lane of south I-71 is a contraflow lane, using the left lane of north I-71. Traffic will remain in this pattern until May, 2019.
Arrow boards and/or signs will alert motorists of the upcoming restrictions. All work is contingent 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. Move over or slow down.
For ongoing traffic, construction and weather-related information, please check www.OHGO.com.
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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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