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U.S. Route 27 closure scheduled for culvert replacement
 
Butler County (Friday, June 17, 2016) – The culvert work on U.S. 27 between Kirchling Road and State Route 129 will be complete this afternoon, with the road open to traffic.
 
Beginning at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 21, culvert replacement on U.S. 27 over a tributary to Four Mile Creek, between Stillwell-Beckett and Stephenson roads, will require closing U.S. 27 for approximately three weeks.
 
The posted detour uses SR 130 and SR 177 and SR 73.
 
Motorists should expect delays. All work is weather dependent. Arrow boards and/or signs will be in place prior to the work zone to alert motorists of the upcoming road closure.
 
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.
 
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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.state.oh.us