Interstate 71/Lytle Tunnel project update
Hamilton County (Thursday, May 31, 2018) - Work on the Interstate 71/Lytle
Tunnel project requires the following lane and full closures beginning tonight:
- Various lane closures on
southbound I-71 prior to and within the Lytle Tunnel from 9 p.m. Thursday,
May 31 through 5 a.m. Friday, June 1.
- Full closure of the Third Street ramp from
southbound I-71 from 9 p.m. Thursday, May 31 through approximately 5 a.m.
Friday, June 15. The detour uses Gilbert, East Eighth, Sycamore and Third
- Double left lane closure on
south I-71 prior to and through the Lytle Tunnel from 9 p.m. Friday, June
1 through 5 a.m. Saturday, June 2.
- Full closure of northbound I-71 from the
Fourth Street ramp in Covington, KY, across east Fort Washington Way 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.
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