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U.S. Route 27 closure scheduled for culvert replacement
 
Butler County (Monday, May 16, 2016) – Replacement of three culverts requires closing U.S. Route 27 beginning Monday, June 6 until mid-August.
 
U.S. 27 will be closed just south of Millville, between Kirchling Road and SR 129 from 7:30 a.m. Monday, June 6. The road will be closed for approximately three weeks and the posted detour will use SR 748 and SR 126.
 
Upon completion of the first culvert, U.S. 27 will be closed between Stillwell-Beckett and Stephenson roads for approximately three weeks. The detour will use SR 130, SR 177 and SR 73.
 
Upon completion of the second culvert, U.S. 27 will be closed at the Booth Road intersection for approximately three weeks. The detour will use SR 130, 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