Interstate 71/Lytle Tunnel project update
Hamilton County (Friday, June 15, 2018) - Work on the Interstate 71/Lytle
Tunnel project requires the following full closure:
- Full closure of north I-71 from the Fourth
Street on ramp in Covington, KY, across east Fort Washington Way,
including the Second Street on ramp to north I-71 and through the Lytle
Tunnel, from 10 p.m. Friday, June 15 through 5 a.m. Saturday, June 16. The
detour uses north I-75 to SR 562. In addition, the south I-75 ramp to
Third Street will reopen to traffic by 5 a.m. Saturday morning
Arrow boards and/or signs are in place to alert motorists of the
upcoming work zone and restrictions. All work is contingent upon the 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.
For more information
contact: Brian Cunningham, Communications
Manager, at (513) 933-6517 or Liz Lyons, District 8 Public Information, at
Know Before You Go!
For 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