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South Interstate 71/Lytle Tunnel closures scheduled

Hamilton County (Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018) - Maintenance and inspection work require the following closures and restrictions this weekend:
Close southbound I-71 and the 3rd Street exit ramp at and through the Lytle Tunnel nightly from 10 p.m. until 8 a.m. the following day, Friday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. 15. There will be no access to Ft. Washington Way or I-71/I-75. 
All traffic will be diverted onto I-471 and detoured across west I-275 to I-71/I-75. The alternate route is west SR 562 to I-75.
The following ramp closures will also be in effect for southbound I-71:
  • Close the U.S. 42/Eden Park Drive ramp to south I-71; use the Liberty Street ramp to south I-471 and follow I-71 detour;
  • Close the 3rd Street ramp to south I-71; use the Gilbert Avenue/Reading Road ramp to access downtown.
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone and closures. 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
For more information contact: Brian Cunningham, Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517 or Liz Lyons, District 8 Public Information, at (513) 933-6534. logo 

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