71/Lytle Tunnel project update
Feb. 21, 2017) – Work
on the Interstate 71/Lytle Tunnel project requires various short-term rolling
and lane closures on I-71 near the Lytle Tunnel this week.
Various short-term rolling closures on north and southbound I-71 from 10 p.m. until
approximately 5 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23. Also, the right lane of northbound I-71
will remain closed until 5 a.m. Thursday.
Thursday, Feb. 23 and Friday, Feb. 24: Right lane
closures on north and southbound I-71 from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24
and Saturday, Feb. 25.
necessary to complete scheduled work, there will be right lane closures on
north and southbound I-71 from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following Monday,
Feb. 27 and Tuesday, Feb. 28.
will be maintained with local law enforcement officers. Arrow boards and/or
signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming short-term rolling
and lane restrictions. All work is dependent upon weather.
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.
ongoing traffic, construction and weather-related information, please check www.OHGO.com.
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.
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.
more information contact:
Cunningham, Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517, Liz
Lyons, Public Information Specialist, at (513) 933-6534 or email D08.PIO@dot.ohio.gov