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Interstate 71/MLK project update
Ramp opening/ramp closing
 
Hamilton County (Friday, April 14, 2017) – Bridge and ramp work on the Interstate 71/MLK project requires the following:
 
The new ramp from Martin Luther King Drive to northbound I-71 will be open to traffic at approximately 9 a.m. Monday, April 24.
 
The ramp from McMillan Street to northbound I-71 will be closed at approximately 9 a.m. Monday, May 1 and remain closed through Friday, June 30. Traffic will be detoured using the new MLK/I-71 ramp.
 
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the work zone and ramp closure. All work is dependent 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 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