South Interstate 71/Lytle Tunnel closures
Hamilton County (Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018) - Maintenance and inspection
work require the following closures and restrictions next weekend:
Close southbound I-71
and the 3rd Street exit ramp at and through the Lytle Tunnel nightly from 10
p.m. until 8 a.m. the following day, Friday, Sept. 14 and Saturday, Sept. 15.
There will be no access to Ft. Washington Way or I-71/I-75.
All traffic will be
diverted onto I-471 and detoured across west I-275 to I-71/I-75. The alternate
route is west SR 562 to I-75.
The following ramp
closures will also be in effect for southbound I-71:
- Close the U.S. 42/Eden Park Drive ramp to south I-71;
use the Liberty Street ramp to south I-471 and follow I-71 detour;
- Close the 3rd Street ramp to south I-71; use the
Gilbert Avenue/Reading Road ramp to access downtown.
Arrow boards and/or
signs will be in place to alert motorists of the upcoming work zone and
closures. 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
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