Interstate 71/Lytle Tunnel project update
Hamilton County (Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017) - Work in the Interstate 71
Lytle Tunnel requires the following I-71/Lytle Tunnel full closures beginning
Close northbound I-71
at the I-71/75 split, at Ohio exit No. 1, from 10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7 until 5
a.m. Friday, Dec. 8. All traffic will be
diverted to northbound I-75 and detoured across eastbound SR 562 to
I-71. In addition, along eastbound Fort Washington Way (I-71/U.S. 50), there
will be no access into the tunnel; U.S. 50 will remain open.
Close southbound I-71
at Ohio exit No. 2 and through the tunnel from 10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8 until 8
a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9. All traffic will be
diverted onto I-471 and detoured across westbound I-275 to I-71/I-75. The
alternate route is State Route 562 to I-75.
Arrow boards and/or
signs will be 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.