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New Restrictions

I-71 Repaving project update

Hamilton County - (Wednesday, May 9, 2018) There will be various lane and ramp restrictions as a result of work on the Interstate 71 repaving project the runs from just north of the Lytle Tunnel to just north of State Route 562/Norwood Lateral. These restrictions include:
  • Right lane of northbound Reading Rd between Liberty St. and Eden Park Dr. daily, beginning Wednesday, May 9 through Friday, May 11, between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m.;
  • Ramp from northbound I-71 to Reading Rd. daily, beginning Wednesday, May 9 through Friday, May 11, between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. 
  • Right lane closure on I-71 southbound between the Lytle Tunnel and Reading Rd. - daily, beginning Monday, May 7 through Friday, May 11, between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.;
  • Right lane closure on northbound I-71 between the Lytle Tunnel and Reading Rd. -beginning 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 9 until 6 a.m. on Thursday, May 10.;
  • Southbound I-71 will be reduced to two lanes between the Lytle Tunnel and Reading Rd. - daily, beginning Friday, May 11 through Monday, May 14 between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.;
  • Various ramp closures - eastbound SR 562 to northbound I-71, Ridge Rd. to westbound SR 562 and southbound Ridge Rd. to southbound I-71 - daily, beginning Monday May 7 through Saturday, May 12 between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m.; and
  • Continued reduced bridge clearance for the eastbound SR 562 to Ridge Road and northbound I-71 and from northbound I-71 to westbound SR 562 ramps.
All work is contingent upon weather.
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming lane closures. 
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.
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.