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State Route 562 ramp closure/I-71 lane closures
 
Hamilton County (Friday, July 22, 2016) – Bridge painting requires closing the ramp from eastbound State Route 562 to southbound Interstate 71 beginning tonight.
 
Beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, July 22, the ramp from eastbound SR 562 to southbound I-71 will be closed until 6 a.m. Monday, July 25. The ramp will also be closed from 9 p.m. Friday, July 29 until 6 a.m. Monday, August 1.
 
Traffic will be detoured to northbound I-71, up and over the Kenwood Road exit, to southbound I-71.
 
Also, bridge painting will require closing the right lanes of southbound  I-71 at SR 562 from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m., the weekends of July 22 and July 29.
 
Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place to alert motorists of the work zone, ramp and lane 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.
 
For ongoing traffic, construction and weather-related information, please check www.OHGO.com
 
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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 or email D08.PIO@dot.ohio.gov