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Various lane closures scheduled for overhead sign work
 
Hamilton County (Wednesday, May 4, 2016) – Overhead sign work requires the following lane restrictions on Interstate 471 beginning tonight.
 
Various moving lane closures in both directions of I-471 nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following day. Once a sign is removed and/or erected, the lane closure location will change. Lane closures will go in effect two hours after completion of any Cincinnati Red’s game.
 
Traffic will be maintained with law enforcement officers and 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 lane closures. 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.ogio.gov