Interstate 71/MLK project
(Friday, June 9, 2017)
– Bridge work on the
Interstate 71/MLK project requires the following restrictions next week:
Full closure of
Lincoln Avenue between May Street and Winslow Avenue, from 9 a.m. Monday, June
12 until 9 a.m. Monday, June 19. The detour uses Lincoln Avenue, Winslow
Avenue, Oak Street and May Street.
In addition, single lane
closure on east and westbound Martin Luther King Drive between Burnet Avenue
and Mentor Street nightly from 7 p.m. Sunday, June 11 through 6 a.m. Saturday,
and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the work zone and full
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.
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.
For more information
Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517
Liz Lyons, Public Information
Specialist, at (513) 933-6534