June 18, 2014) –
The following construction projects in Warren County will require various lane
closures this week:
71 at Mason-Montgomery/Fields Ertel:
Right lane closure of northbound I-71, beginning at 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 18
and Thursday, June 19, for placement of barrier wall; all lanes will reopen to
traffic by 5 a.m. the following day.
71: Various lane
closures on north and southbound I-71 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, June 20 for
pavement repair operations. The closure for northbound I-71will begin two miles north
of the Wilmington Road exit; the closure for southbound I-71 will begin seven
miles south of the SR 73 exit.
State Route 73 at I-75: Various lane closures on westbound SR
73, from 9 p.m. Thursday, June 19 to 6 a.m. Friday, June 20 for installation of
U.S. 42: With reconstruction of the
northbound side of U.S. 42 in Warren and Greene counties nearly complete, work
to transition one lane each of north and southbound traffic onto the new
pavement will take place Friday, June 20.
Once this transition is complete,
work will commence on the southbound section of U.S. 42 which will be
closed to traffic for the duration of the project.
Work to implement Friday’s
traffic switch will begin with northbound traffic at approximately 8 a.m. near
the Red Stewart Airfield, located south of the village of Waynesville in Warren
County. Once that switch is complete and the traffic signal at U.S. 42 and SR
73 is operational, southbound traffic will be moved to the newly constructed
section of U.S. 42, beginning at East Centerville Road in Greene County.
Upon completion of the project this
October 2014, U.S. 42 will be restored to two lanes of traffic on both north
and southbound U.S. 42.
boards and signs will be in place prior to the work zone to alert motorists of
these various work operations. 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.