Traffic to switch to new
Hopple structure this weekend
HAMILTON COUNTY (Friday, Oct. 10,
– The I-75 at Hopple interchange construction achieves a significant milestone
this weekend with the switch of traffic to the new Hopple Bridge over I-75.
work to implement the traffic switch, the following traffic restrictions will
ramps from northbound and southbound I-75 to Hopple Street will be closed from 3 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11.
from the Connector Road to Dixmyth Drive will be closed from 3 a.m. until 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11. Emergency vehicle access will be
Connector Road will be closed from 3 a.m. until 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11. Emergency vehicle access will be maintained.
Street between Central Parkway and Colerain Avenue will be closed from 3 a.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11. Traffic should use Marshall and
Monmouth as detour routes to access Central Parkway and Colerain, in lieu of
crossing the existing or new Hopple bridges.
ramp from eastbound Hopple Street to southbound I-75 will remain in service
throughout the traffic switch. However, short-term closures may be
necessary throughout the switch.
Once the traffic switch to the new
Hopple structure is complete, traffic to and from Central Parkway will access
Hopple Street by way of the new Connector Road, located behind White Castle.
Pedestrian access across the new Hopple structure will be maintained on the
north side of the bridge.
to westbound I-74 will remain the same as it currently exists – via the
temporary ramp on Central Parkway, just south of Clifton Hills Avenue.
to northbound I-75 will remain the same as it currently exists – via the
existing ramp near Cincinnati State.
to southbound I-75 will remain the same as it currently exists – via the ramp
on the west side of the Hopple structure near Henshaw Avenue.
east end of MLK/Hopple (near the Forum Apartments coming down the hill from
Clifton) for westbound traffic will have one lane for through traffic to cross
the new Hopple structure. The left through lane will turn into a left
turn lane near the Forum Apartments to provide access to travel south on the
Connector Road to access Central Parkway and the ramps to westbound I-74 and
new signal will be in service at the intersection of the Connector Road and
MLK/Hopple on the east side of the bridge.