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U.S. Route 27 traffic pattern switch scheduled
 
Butler County (Wednesday, May 18, 2016) – Work on U.S. 27 in the city of Oxford nears completion and traffic will be switched into its permanent configuration next Thursday, May 26.
 
There will also be a new traffic pattern shift at the Peffer Memorial Park bridge, as work on the sidewalk on the east side of the bridge continues.
 
The traffic signal at U.S. 27/Chestnut Street will be on “Flash” mode beginning Thursday, May 19 and will go into “Stop and Go” operation on May 26.
 
Expect significant delays on Thursday, May 26 as the new traffic pattern is implemented.
 
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