I-74/North Bend Road lane and
ramp closures scheduled
Hamilton County (Thursday, April 28, 2016) – Replacement of the North Bend Road bridge over Interstate 74 requires the following lane and ramp closures this week.
Thursday, April 28 and Friday, April 29 – close the ramp from northbound North Bend Road to westbound I-74 at 11 p.m., reopening at 5 a.m. the following day. Also, single lane closures on east and westbound I-74 at North Bend Road from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m.
Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1 – close the ramp from southbound North Bend Road to eastbound I-74 at 11 p.m., reopening at 5 a.m. the following day. Also, single lane closures on east and westbound I-74 at North Bend Road from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m.
The travelling public should expect delays in the area. A local northbound alternate route has been posted by the Hamilton County Engineer’s Office from North Bend Road to Boomer Road to Race Road to West Fork Road to North Bend Road.
Highway advisory radio (HAR) - 1700 AM is being used to provide notice of upcoming traffic pattern changes, interstate travel times, incident notification and to recommend local deliveries take place in off-peak hours. At times, a citizens band announcement will also be broadcast to warn users to avoid the North Bend Road/I-74 interchange.
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the work zone and lane and ramp closures.
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.
The Ohio Department of Transportation maintains the state's largest man-made asset--the transportation system. ODOT's mission is to provide the safe and easy movement of people and goods from place to place. As a $2.8 billion per year enterprise, ODOT invests the bulk of its resources in system preservation through maintenance, construction and snow and ice operations.
The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project 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.
For more information contact:
Brian Cunningham, Communications Manager, at (513) 933-6517
Liz Lyons, Public Information Specialist, at (513) 933-6534