Interstate 71 repaving project update
Hamilton County (Wednesday, April 4, 2018) - Due to predicted weekend
weather, the following revisions have been made to work on the Interstate 71
repaving project traffic switch:
April 4 and Thursday, April 5: Various
lane closures on north and south I-71 between Reading Road and the Lytle Tunnel
nightly from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following day.
In addition, the
following short-term ramp closures from 10 p.m. Wednesday, April 4 until
5 a.m. Thursday, April 5:
- West State Route 562 to Ridge Road;
- West SR 562 to north I-71;
- North I-71 to east SR 562
various lane closures on
south I-71 between Reading Road and the Lytle Tunnel from 8 p.m. Friday,
April 6 until 6 a.m. the following day.
Once complete, south I-71 traffic will
be shifted to the outside shoulder from Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive to the
Lytle Tunnel. Traffic
will remain in this pattern for approximately two weeks.
Traffic will be maintained and all work
is contingent upon weather.
Arrow boards and/or
signs are in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone and restrictions.
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.