Traffic Switch for State Route 63 Scheduled

Traffic will soon be driving on new pavement on State Route 63 as work to construct the I-75/SR63 single point urban interchange (SPUI) progresses.

Scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19, the switch will put traffic on new pavement on the north side of SR 63.Work to implement the switch is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. Once traffic is moved to new pavement, work will proceed to construct the south portion of SR 63 from Lawton Avenue to just west of Senate Drive.Two lanes of traffic will continue to be maintained.

This work on State Route 63 is part of the $98 million widening and reconstruction of I-75 in Butler and Warren counties.

As construction work on Interstate 75 in Butler and Warren counties continues, ODOT reminds drivers that they can protect everyone’s safety by obeying reduced speed limits and paying attention to cones, signs, equipment and highway workers in project zones.

There is no better way for drivers to reach their destinations safely than to know what they will encounter before they hit the highways. ODOT’s premiere website, www.BuckeyeTraffic.org, offers up-to-the-minute information on work zone locations, traffic congestion alerts, road closures, weather conditions, and Highway Patrol accident updates; all available 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

  For further information, please contact: Sharon Smigielski, Public Information Officer at (513) 933-6511

Or Liz Lyons, Public Information Specialist at (513) 933-6534