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Interstate 71/Fields-Ertel Road intersection improvement
Fields-Ertel Road/Gregory Road
 
Warren County (Thursday, April 13, 2017) – Various lane closures will be required next week to accommodate a new traffic pattern for the Interstate 71/Fields-Ertel Road intersection improvement project.
 
Beginning at 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, lane closures will be in place at the Fields-Ertel/Mason-Montgomery road intersection, ending just east of the Fields-Ertel Road/Royal Point Drive intersection.
 
Lane closures will be complete by 6 a.m. the following day but if necessary, these lane closures will be in effect at the same time Thursday, April 20. Traffic will be maintained with flaggers.
 
The new traffic pattern will be two through lanes on east and westbound Fields-Ertel Road and one lane in each direction on Gregory Road. This pattern will be in effect until approximately the end of June.
 
All work is contingent upon weather. Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the work zone and lane 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