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Interstate 71/MLK project update

Interstate 71/MLK project update

Hamilton County (Thursday, March 29, 2018) - Bridge work requires various lane and ramp closures next week.
Lane closures on east and west Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive between Gilbert Avenue and Reading Road nightly from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m., Monday, April 2 through Wednesday morning, April 4. Traffic will be maintained.
Also, work on the southbound I-71 ramp to Taft Road requires closing the ramp nightly from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m., Tuesday, April 3 and Wednesday, April 4.
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming lane and ramp closures. 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.
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, Public Information Specialist, 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.