71/MLK project update
Hamilton County (Friday,
Sept. 4, 2015) – As part of the work to create a new,
full movement interchange at Interstate 71 and Martin Luther King Drive, the
following lane closures will be in place between William Howard Taft and
Beginning a 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 8, the right lane of southbound I-71, with a double lane closure
at 9 p.m., and all lanes reopening by 6 a.m. the following day. Between 11 p.m.
and 5 a.m., there will be various rolling road blocks on southbound I-71. Also,
a double lane closure of the left lanes of northbound I-71 from midnight to 6
On Wednesday, Sept. 9 and
Thursday, Sept. 10, the left two lanes of northbound I-71 from midnight to 6
a.m. the following day, with various rolling road blocks from midnight to 5
Beginning at 7 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 11, a single lane of southbound I-71, with a double lane closure
at 9 p.m., and all lanes reopening by 6 a.m. the following day. Also, between
11 p.m. and 5 a.m., there will be various rolling road blocks on southbound
On Monday, Sept. 14 and
Tuesday, Sept. 15, Fredonia Road will be closed from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. the
following day. Local law enforcement officers will maintain traffic on Fredonia
Road for emergency vehicles and tractor trailers.
Arrow boards and/or signs
will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone and lane
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 more information
Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517, Sharon Smigielski, Public
Information Officer, at (513) 933-6511, Liz
Lyons, Public Information Specialist, at (513) 933-6534 or email D08.PIO@dot.ohio.gov