Interstate 71/MLK project update
County (Friday, July 7) Nightly lane
closures on north and southbound Gilbert Avenue between Lincoln and Blair
avenues are required from 7 p.m. Monday, July 10 until 6 a.m. Saturday,
July 15. Traffic will be maintained.
nightly lane closures on east and westbound Martin Luther King Drive
between Harvey Avenue and Mentor Street from 7 p.m. Monday, July 10 through
6 a.m. Saturday, July 15. Traffic will be maintained.
Single nightly lane
closures on north and southbound Reading Road between Lincoln Avenue and
Whittier Street from 7 p.m. Monday, July 10 through 6 a.m. Saturday, July
15. Traffic will be maintained.
Also, the ramp from
southbound I-71 to Martin Luther King Drive will be open to traffic 9 a.m.
Thursday, July 13. In conjunction with this ramp opening, the southbound
I-71 ramp to William Howard Taft Road will close beginning 9 p.m. Thursday, July 13 through 6 a.m. Monday, July 24.
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists
of the upcoming work zone and restrictions.
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.
more information contact: Brian
Cunningham, Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517 or Liz Lyons, District
8 Public Information, at (513) 933-6534.
Know Before You Go!
more detailed traffic information, and to get personalized traffic alerts
for your commute, download the OHGO app or visit OHGO.com.
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.