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Interstate 71/Lytle Tunnel project update

Hamilton County (Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017) - Work on the Interstate 71/Lytle Tunnel project requires the following I-71 ramp and lane closures tonight:
Close the Fifth Street ramp to northbound I-71 from 10 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29 until 3 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 30. The Second Street ramp to northbound I-71 will be open, but traffic will merge into the center lane of northbound I-71 in order to close the right lane before the bridge. This merge pattern will be in effect from 10 p.m. tonight until 3 a.m. tomorrow 
Arrow board and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone and restrictions. All work is contingent upon the 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
For more information contact: Brian Cunningham, Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517 or Liz Lyons, District 8 Public Information, 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.